West Virginia Next Generation Content Standards and Objectives for Social Studies — Grade 12


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SS.10.C.1

compare various citizen's responses to controversial government policies and actions by monitoring and debating government decisions and create a cooperative and peaceful solution to controversial government policies and actions.

SS.10.C.2

analyze multiple media sources and their influence in public opinion and policy issues

SS.10.C.3

evaluate then defend the importance of the fundamental democratic values and principles of United States Constitutional democracy. Consider conflicts between individuals, communities and nations, liberty and equality, individual rights and common goods, majority rules and minority rights, and the rule of law vs. ethics.

SS.10.C.4

define the duties of citizens that are necessary to preserve US Democracy

SS.10.C.5

identify the issues regarding the evolution of United States citizenship and evaluate responsibilities and rights of United States citizens.

SS.10.C.6

examine, select and participate in a volunteer service or project.

SS.10.E.1

analyze the effects of mercantilism and triangular trade on the emergence of colonial economies.

SS.10.E.2

trace economic development throughout US history and identify the role of market factors in the settlement of the United States and the development of the free enterprise system.

SS.10.E.3

explain the ideas, values and practices in the Federalist-Anti-Federalist debate, Bank of the US issue, and evaluate their effects on the formation and direction of the nation's economy.

SS.10.E.4

differentiate the economic policy in the United States during each era through types of taxes, taxation controversies, the effects of foreign trade and tariff policies.

SS.10.E.5

critique the cause and effects relationship between the labor movement, industrialization and urbanization in the United States.

SS.10.E.6

explain the concept of capitalism and compare the basic components of other economic systems.

SS.10.G.1

apply correct vocabulary and geographic tools to determine and illustrate geographic concepts

SS.10.G.2

determine the most appropriate maps and graphics in an atlas to analyze geographic issues regarding the growth and development of the United States.

SS.10.G.3

interpret how people express attachment to places and regions

SS.10.G.4

evaluate the impact of health and cultural considerations on the quality of life over different historical time periods.

SS.10.G.5

analyze the characteristics of cultural contributions of Native Americans, African Americans, Hispanics and all immigrants to the new nation.

SS.10.G.6

evaluate the geographic differences and regionalism throughout U.S. History.

SS.10.G.7

analyze the impact of the environment, including the location of natural resources, on immigration and settlement patterns throughout US history

SS.10.G.8

analyze the ways in which physical and cultural geography have influenced significant historic events and movements.

SS.10.H.CL1.1

trace the emergence of England as a global colonial power beginning in 1588.

SS.10.H.CL1.2

compare the progress of Jamestown and Plymouth colonies.

SS.10.H.CL1.3

identify and examine European colonial rivalries.

SS.10.H.CL1.4

summarize the distinct characteristics of each colonial region in the settlement and development of America, including religious, social, political and economic differences.

SS.10.H.CL2.1

explain the impact of Declaration of Independence and the American Revolution on the American colonies and the world.

SS.10.H.CL2.2

explain the strengths and weaknesses of government under the article of Confederation.

SS.10.H.CL2.3

summarize events leading to the creation of the U.S. Constitution

SS.10.H.CL2.4

explain the fundamental principles and purposes of the United States Constitution and the Bill of Rights.

SS.10.H.CL2.5

trace the emergence of American two party political system ( Federalist-Anti-Federalist, election of 1800, etc.)

SS.10.H.CL2.6

compare and contrast the position of the political parties and leaders on variety of issues.

SS.10.H.CL2.7

analyze the impact of United States Supreme Court decisions

SS.10.H.CL3.1

explain the impact and challenges of westward movements

SS.10.H.CL3.2

trace land aqcuisitions and significance of these as the U.S. expanded

SS.10.H.CL3.3

summarize United States' relations with foreign powers

SS.10.H.CL3.4

compare economic development in different regions in the country during the early nineteenth century.

SS.10.H.CL3.5

examine and evaluate the reforms period prior to the U.S. Civil War.

SS.10.H.CL4.1

analyze the social,political and cultural characteristics of the North, the South and the West before and after the Civil War

SS.10.H.CL4.2

explain how the political events and issues that divided the nation led to Civil War

SS.10.H.CL4.3

examine and identify the cause and effect of the formation of the Confederate States of America.

SS.10.H.CL4.4

outline the course and outcome of the Civil War

SS.10.H.CL4.5

evaluate effects of Reconstruction on the nation

SS.10.H.CL4.6

summarize the progress and impact made by various groups society (including African-Americans, women, immigrant) during Reconstruction.

SS.10.H.CL4.7

trace societal changes in the United States brought about by the end of Reconstruction

SS.10.H.CL5.1

analyze the developments in business and industry including the emergence of new industries and the rise of corporations through monopolies and mergers.

SS.10.H.CL5.2

examine the effects of technological change on the United States.

SS.10.H.CL5.3

investigate the various periods and movements to the end of the nineteenth century

SS.10.H.CL5.4

examine and identify the goals and accomplishments of reformers and reform movements.

SS.10.H.CL5.5

explain the transformation of America from an agrarian to an industrial economy, including the effects of mechanized farming and the expansions of international markets.

SS.10.H.CL5.6

assess the impact of urbanization and immigration on social, economic and political aspects of society in the United States in the late nineteenth century.

SS.10.H.CL6.1

evaluate the impact of United States foreign policy on global affairs.

SS.10.H.CL6.2

analyze the development of American expansionism, including the ship from isolationism to intervention and the economic and political reasons for imperialism.

SS.10.H.CL6.3

investigate and explain the impact of the Spanish-American War on the United States as a world power, including locations of expansion and the changing image of the United States by the global community.

SS.10.H.CL6.4

investigate the impact of technological advances and innovation in the early twentieth century both in the United States and the world.

SS.10.H.CL6.5

analyze and explain how political, social and economic factors influenced American involvement in World War I.

SS.11-12.L.1

cite specific textual evidence to supprt analysis of primary and secondary sources, connecting insights gained from specific details to an understanding of the text as a whole.

SS.11-12.L.10

read and comprehend history/social studies text at or above grade level text complexity band inependently and proficiently.

SS.11-12.L.11

write arguments focused on descipline-specific content.

SS.11-12.L.12

write informative/explanatory texts, including the narration of historical events, scientific procedures/experiments, or technical processes.

SS.11-12.L.13

produce clear an coherent writing in which the development, organization and style are appropriate to task, purpose and audience.

SS.11-12.L.14

develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting or trying a new approach, focusing on adressing what is most significant for a specific purpose and audience.

SS.11-12.L.15

use technology, invluding the internet, to produce,publish and update individual or shared writing products in response to ongoing feedback, including new arguments or information.

SS.11-12.L.16

conduct short as well as more sustained researched projects to answer a question or solve a problem; narrow or broaden the inquiry when appropriate; synthesize multiple sources on the subjects, demonstrating understanding of the subject under investigation.

SS.11-12.L.17

gather relevent information from multiple authoritative print and digital sources, using advanced searches effectively; assess the strengths and limitation of each source in terms of the specific task, purpose and audience; integrate informantion into the text selectively to maintain the flow of ideas, avoiding plagiarism and overreliance on any one source and following a standard format for citation.

SS.11-12.L.18

draw evindence from informational texts to support anaysis, relection and research.

SS.11-12.L.19

write routinely over extended time frames an shorter time frames for a range of descipline-specific task, purposes and audiences.

SS.11-12.L.2

determine he central ideas or information of a primary or secondary source;provide an accurate summary that makes clear the relationships among the key details and ideas.

SS.11-12.L.3

evaluate various explanation for actions or events and determine which explanation which accords with textual evidence, acknowledging where the text leaves matters uncertain.

SS.11-12.L.4

determine the meaning of words and phrases as they used in the text, including analyzing how an author uses and refines the meaning of a key term over the course of a text.

SS.11-12.L.5

analyze the details how a complex primary source is sructured, including how key sentences, paragraphs and larger portions of the text contribute to the whole.

SS.11-12.L.6

evaluates authors' differing points of view on the same historical event or issue by assessing the authors' claims, reasoning and evidence.

SS.11-12.L.7

integrate and evaluate multiple sources of information presented in diverse formats and media

SS.11-12.L.8

evaluate an author's premises, claims and evidence by corroborating or challenging them with other information.

SS.11-12.L.9

integrate information from diverse sources, both primary and secondary, into a coherent understanding of an idea or an event, noting descripancies among sources.

SS.11.C.1

Compare and contrast various citizens' responses to controversial government actions and debate decisions

SS.11.C.2

analyze and apply ways U.S. and world conflicts can be resolved in a cooperative and peaceful manner

SS.11.C.3

evaluate court cases essential to fundamental democratic principles and values (e,g, amendments since 1920, Brown vs. BOE Topeka, Miranda vs Arizona, Roe Vs Wade, and the P.A.T.R.I.O.T. Act)

SS.11.C.4

evaluate, then defend the importance of the fundamental democratic values and principles of United States constitutional democracy in a global context nicluding conflicts between individuals, communities and nations.

SS.11.C.5

justify the duties of cotizens that are necessary to preserve global democracy.

SS.11.C.6

examine the global challenges of the post 9/11 world and predict problems of the future.

SS.11.C.7

select and participate in a volunteer service or project with a community or Veteran's organization.

SS.11.E.1

analyze the industrial organization of the American economy and connect the effects upon the outcome of World War I and subsequent wars (e.g. loans, lend/lease act, Marshall Plan and nuclear arms race)

SS.11.E.2

assess how various executive initiatives and legislative acts influence the United States economy (e.g. Fourteen Points, New Deal, Domino Theory, Great Society, Space Race and Strategic Defense Initiative)

SS.11.E.3

define laissez faire and Keynesian economics and relate how their cause/effect impacts U.S. economic philosophy during the 1920's and 1930's

SS.11.E.4

apply the concept of supply and demand in varous historic events as a cause of economic turmoil (e.g. prohibition, O.P.E.C., etc)

SS.11.E.5

compare and contrast the economic policies and lack of regulations of banking and securities of the 1920's and 1990's.

SS.11.E.6

cite evidence of the economic and cultural impact of advertising and the growth og consumerism.

SS.11.E.7

critique the competing ideologies of various economic systems. and resulting world conflicts.

SS.11.E.8

analyze the causes and consequences of the United states' national debt and the effect upon world economic systems.

SS.11.E.9

identify various develop countries (MDC) and developing countries (LDC) evaluate their GDP to determine standard of living of their citizens.

SS.11.G.1

analyze and evaluate the changing boundaries of the world maps as a result of wars (E.g. Europe World War I, World War II, Cold War Era and Middle East conflicts)

SS.11.G.2

Identify and locate the the countries that enjoy topographical protection from invasion as opposed to countries that rely on political boundaries

SS.11.G.3

use census data to analyze the demographics population growth leading to the exhaustion of resources and cultural conflict.

SS.11.G.4

connect how natural resources of various world regions impact foreign and economic policy decisions

SS.11.G.5

hypothesize how human and environmental interactions pose a threat to mankind and the environment.

SS.11.H.CL1.1

analyze United States isolationalism, neutrality and entanglement in world affairs.

SS.11.H.CL1.2

list and explain underlying causes, major players and the Effects of World War I.

SS.11.H.CL1.3

explain the connection between the advancement of military technology and the massive casualties in World War I

SS.11.H.CL1.4

compare and contrast idealism and realism by analyzing the treaty of Versailles, Wilson's Fourteen Points and the subsequent failure of the League of Nations.

SS.11.H.CL1.5

make connection between relief efforts and interventions of the 1918 pandemic to modern global health concerns.

SS.11.H.CL2.1

outline activities and irregularities of both Wall Street and United States banking practices followed by attempted reform legislation

SS.11.H.CL2.2

analyze the impact of the emerging independence of women and immigration isssues had on society.

SS.11.H.CL2.3

research the social issues that led to the passage of the 18th Ammendment, established of Prohibition, and discuss the factors that led to its repeal by the 21st Ammendment.

SS.11.H.CL2.4

investigate literary, musical and artistic movements.

SS.11.H.CL3.1

assess the prolonged effects of the stock market crash upon the social economic activities in the US and the world.

SS.11.H.CL3.2

investigate the expansion of government with New Deal legislation and resulting deficit spending.

SS.11.H.CL3.3

explain how the world economic crisis enabled the growth of totalitarian governments.

SS.11.H.CL3.4

critique the role of sports, movies, radio and other forms of entertainment in the development of a new culture in America.

SS.11.H.CL4.1

explore how appeasement efforts, such as the Munich Agreement (1938) failed to prevent war.

SS.11.H.CL4.2

examine and evaluate the suffering and human cost of the propaganda and genocide of the Nazi Holocaust.

SS.11.H.CL4.3

assess the ambitions of the Japanese in their decision to attack Pearl Harbor and its influence on the outcome of WWII.

SS.11.H.CL4.4

examine and identify the penalties of war faced by the Japanese in the United States and their homeland.

SS.11.H.CL4.5

identify the contributions from the home front during war.

SS.11.H.CL4.6

investigate and cite evidence about the significance of the events of the European and Pacific Theaters of the war.

SS.11.H.CL4.7

hypothesize America's reasons for rebuilding war torn countries and trace the rationale and origins of cooperation that led to the creation of the United Nations.

SS.11.H.CL5.1

assess the destructive capability of atomic and hydrogen weaponry.

SS.11.H.CL5.2

trace the expansion of Soviet and Chinese communism through satellite nations.

SS.11.H.CL5.3

explore the motivation and legacy of the Truman Doctrine and containmet policy through different presidential administrations.

SS.11.H.CL5.4

outline and discuss major confrontation between the Unietd States and Soviet and explain the fears of American society related to communism and the Race to Space.

SS.11.H.CL5.5

analyze and explain the political, social and economic causes and consequences of American involvement in the Korean Conflict and Vietnam.

SS.11.H.CL5.6

connect the United States governmental policies of the 1980's to the economic collapse of the Soviet Union.

SS.11.H.CL6.1

examine and identify the foundations of the Civil Rights Movement through the documents and Supreme Court decisions.

SS.11.H.CL6.2

investigate and cite examples of intolerance, prejudice, persecution, discrimination and segregation.

SS.11.H.CL6.3

debate the roles of activists for and against the Civil Right Movement

SS.11.H.CL6.4

design a timeline of the Civil Rights Movement in the United States that includes key people, places and events.

SS.11.H.CL7.1

investigate and identify the effects of Americans migrating to the suburbs after World War II.

SS.11.H.CL7.2

examine and identify changes brought by media sources upon American cultural, economic and political behavior.

SS.11.H.CL7.3

summarize the various counterculture movements and their effect on American society.

SS.11.H.CL7.4

connect events to continued question of trust in federal government.

SS.11.H.CL8.1

evalaute American foreign policy concerning abuses of Human Rights.

SS.11.H.CL8.2

critique the domestic and military policies of the 1990's.

SS.11.H.CL8.3

determine the motivation for adopting NAFTA (North America Free Trade Agreement) and GATT (General Agreement on Tariff and Trade) then assess the effects on the American and world economies.

SS.11.H.CL8.4

evaluate the causes and effects of act of terrorism before and after 9/11.

SS.11.H.CL9.1

assess American foreign policies that many have encouraged Islamic extremist's attack on the western world

SS.11.H.CL9.2

outline provisions of the P.A.T.R.I.O.T act ( Providing Appropriate Tools Recquired (to) Intercept (and) Obstruct Terrorism Act of 2001) and assess the necessity of such infringements on American civil rights.

SS.11.H.CL9.3

critique the effectiveness of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan upon the war against terror.

SS.11.H.CL9.4

analyze both the positive and negative aspects of the Internet and social networking in revolutionizing thinking and organizing people throughout the world

SS.12.C.1

strive to become vigilant, informed citizens who actively participate in the preservation and improvement of American government through community service and service-learning.

SS.12.C.10

analyze the protection if liberties in he Bill of Rights and their expansion through judicial review and gradual incorporationof those rights by the Fourteenth Amendment.

SS.12.C.11

analyze how the freedoms of speech and press in a democratic society enable citizens to develop informed opinions, express their views, shape public policy and monitor government actions.

SS.12.C.12

determine how conflicts between the rights of citizens and society's need for order can be resolve while preserving both liberty and safety.

SS.12.C.13

examine the committee process to evaluate how a bill becomew law on the national and state levels and a track a bill through the legislative process.

SS.12.C.14

develop an awareness of the purpose and scope of the government agencies while exploring the interchange between legislative, bodies interest groups and the bureaucracy in American government

SS.12.C.15

determine the roles, powers and obligations of the President of the United States and synthesize how various presidents have expanded the role of the presidency, both in America and the world.

SS.12.C.16

compare and contrast the the original and appellate jurisdiction of local, state and national juicial system to show how america's court sytem addresses criminal and civil cases.

SS.12.C.17

apply the concept of legal precedent through past and present landmark Supreme Court cases, interpretations of the Constitution by the Supreme Court and the impact of these decisions on American society.

SS.12.C.18

develop an understanding of American legal system through examining, existing ordinances, statutes and Federal acts, exploring the differences between criminal and civil law and determining legal obligations and liabilities of American citizenship.

SS.12.C.19

critique the evulotion of the two-party sytem in the United States, evaluate how society and political parties have changed overtime and analyze how political parties function today.

SS.12.C.2

explore social contracts, the establishment of rule of law, and evaluate how limited government and rule of law protect individual rights.

SS.12.C.20

assess the influence of the media on public opinion and on the desicions of elected officials and the bureaucracy.

SS.12.C.21

investigate the impact that special interest groups have on shaping public policy at local, state and national levels.

SS.12.C.22

assess how factors such as campaign finance, participation of the electorate and emographic factors influence the outcome of elections.

SS.12.C.23

examine how desicions and policies of state and local government impact the lives of citizens such as loal issues and problems, structure of local government.

SS.12.C.24

explore cooperation, competition and conflict among nations through interactions such as the United nations, international treaties, terrorism and other exchanges to evaluate potential solutions to global issues.

SS.12.C.25

compare and contrast he values, idels and principles that are the foundation of a democratic republic and the roles citizens play in a constitutional democracy to the theories and practices of non-democratic governments.

SS.12.C.3

demonstrate that the purpose of the american government is the protection of personal, political and economic rights of citizens as evidenced by the Declaration of Independence, the constitution, Contituional Amendments and the ideas of those involved in the establishment of American Government.

SS.12.C.4

consider factors that subvert liberty which include lack of education, voter apathy, disenfranchisement, civil inequalities, economic issues, loss of public trust and misuse of government power to collaborate, compromise and reach a consensus that informed citizens can use to defend and perpetuate the American Republic.

SS.12.C.5

examine and analyze the contributing factors of the drafting of the Declaration of Independence and the U.S Constitution.

SS.12.C.6

examine the compromises of the Constitutional Convention and how those decisons were characterized in the Federalist and the Anti-Federalist papers.

SS.12.C.7

evaluate the processes within the United States Constitution that make it a living document with democratic principles that are moddified and expanded to meet the changing needs of society.

SS.12.C.8

investigate the sytem of government create by the Preamble, Seven Articles, and the Bill of Rights and other Ammendments of the United States Constitution to evaluate how the framework for American society is provided.

SS.12.C.9

analyze how the Constitution defines federalism and outlines a structure for the United States government.

SS.12.E.1

examine the opportuniy costs in ever-present scarcity for individuals, businesses and societies to understand how to make choices when facing unlimited wants with limite resources.

SS.12.E.10

examine the advantages and disadvantages of different types of comsumer debt to make sound financial desicions.

SS.12.E.11

develop the knowledge and practices of a savvy consumer who knows consumer rights and responsibilities, can identify and avoid fraudulent parctices and guard against identify theft.

SS.12.E.12

assess and develop financial habits that promote economic security, stability and growth.

SS.12.E.2

debate an effective allocations of the factors that encourages healthy economic growth and sustainability while curbs environmental abuses in the global community.

SS.12.E.3

explain how supply and demands effects prices, profits availability of goods and services.

SS.12.E.4

debate the role of govrnment in a free-market economy.

SS.12.E.5

describe how households, businesses and government interact in a free-market economy.

SS.12.E.6

identify economic influences that impact business climate on the local, regional and global level.

SS.12.E.7

track the evolution of currency throughout history to facilitate the exchange goods and services.

SS.12.E.8

evaluate income, lifestyle, eucation and empoyment desicions to make successful career choices.

SS.12.E.9

simulate managing the income and expenses of a household.

SS.12.G.1

use census data and public records to identify patterns of change and continuity to undersan he impact of the following on society.

SS.12.G.2

conduct research during demographic ata to interpret, debate an evaluate gepolitical implication of a variety of a global issues.

SS.12.G.3

analyze the role of sustainable developmen in the lives of 21st century citizens.

SS.12.G.4

analyze the the consequences of human and environmental interaction using global information sytems.

SS.12.G.5

explore vaious routes of personal travel and topography using global information systems.

SS.12.G.6

compare and contrast the factors of development for develop and developing countries, including the causes and implications of the following.

SS.9-10.L.1

cite specific textual evidence to support analysis of primary and secondary sources, attending to such features as the date and origin of the information.

SS.9-10.L.10

read and comprehend history/social studies texts at or above grade level text complexity band independently and proficiently.

SS.9-10.L.11

write argument focused on discipline-specific content

SS.9-10.L.12

write informative/explanatory texts, including the narration of historical events, scientific procedures/experiments or technical processes.

SS.9-10.L.13

produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization and style are appropriate to task, purpose and audience.

SS.9-10.L.14

develop and strenghten as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting or trying a new approach focusing on addressing what is most significant for a specific purpose and audience.

SS.9-10.L.15

use technology, including the Internet, to produce and publish and update individual or shared writing products, taking advantage of technology's capacity to link to other information and to display information flexibility and dynamically.

SS.9-10.L.16

conduct short as well as more sustained research projects to answer a question (including a self-generated question) or solve a problem and narrow or broaden the inquiry when appropriate; synthesize multiple sources on the subject, demonstrating, understanding of the subject under investigation.

SS.9-10.L.17

gather relevant information from multiple authoritative print and digital sources, using advance searches effectively; assess the usefulness of each source in answering the research question and integrate information into the text selectively to maintain the flow of ideas, avoiding plagiarism and following a standard format for citation.

SS.9-10.L.18

draw evidence from informational texts to support analysis, reflection and research.

SS.9-10.L.19

write routinely over extended time frames ( time for reflection and revision) and shorter time frames ( a single sitting or a day or two) for a range of discipline-specific tasks, purposes and audiences.

SS.9-10.L.2

determine the central ideas or information of a primary or secondary source; provide an accurate summary of how key events or ideas develop over the course of the text.

SS.9-10.L.3

analyze and detail a series of events described in a text determine wether earlier events caused later ones or simply preceded them.

SS.9-10.L.4

determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including vocabulary describing political, social or economic aspect of history/social studies.

SS.9-10.L.5

analyze how a text uses structure to emphasize key points or advance an explanation or analysis.

SS.9-10.L.6

compare the point of view of two or more authors for how they treat the same or similar topics, including which details they include and emphasize in their respective accounts.

SS.9-10.L.7

integrate quantitative or technical analysis with qualitative analysis in print or digital text

SS.9-10.L.8

assess the extent to which the reasoning and evidence in a text support the author's claims.

SS.9-10.L.9

compare and contrast treatments of the same topic in several primary and secondary sources.

SS.9.C.1

describe the role of citizens and their responsibilities.

SS.9.C.2

analyze and connect status, roles and responsibilities of free men, women, children, slave and foreigners across time in various civilizations.

SS.9.C.3

research and categorize multiple current and historical world aid organizations and asses the importance of global volunteerism as a 21st century citizen.

SS.9.C.4

analyze and evaluate various ways of organizing systems of government in order to illustrate the continuity and change in the role of government over time.

SS.9.C.5

examine conflicts and resolutions between groups throughout history and use past outcomes to hypothesize the outcomes of modern conflicts.

SS.9.C.6

compare and contrast political ideologies in order to analyze the evolving role of government in world affairs prior to the year 1900.

SS.9.C.7

explain how individuals and organizations use nonviolent protests, boycotts, riots and other measures as tools in the struggle for civil right and freedom.

SS.9.E.1

define scarcity and demonstrate the role of opportunity costs in decision making.

SS.9.E.2

examine and illustrate the trade patterns of region of the world across time and explain their significance to the evolutions of global economics.

SS.9.E.3

analyze the importance of family, labor specialization and regional commerce in the development of global trade systems.

SS.9.E.4

identify types of exchange systems and the role forms of currency play in acquiring goods and services.

SS.9.E.5

examine the costs of government policies in relation to the rise and fall of civilizations.

SS.9.G.1

use different types of maps and geographic tools to analyze features on Earth to investigate and solve geographic questions.

SS.9.G.2

explain how altering the environment has brought properity to some places and ceated environmental dillemas for others.

SS.9.G.3

apply geography skills to help investigate issues and justify possible resolutions involving people, places and environments.

SS.9.G.4

explain how migration of people and movement og goods and ideas can enrich cultures, but also create tensions.

SS.9.G.5

explain how the uneven distribution of resources in the world can lead to conflict, competition or cooperation among nations, regions, and cultural groups.

SS.9.G.6

use maps, charts and graphs to analyze the world to account for consequences of human/environment interaction and to depict the geographic implications of world events.

SS.9.G.7

use latitude, longitude, prime meridian and equator to describe locations.

SS.9.H.CL1.1

analyze the interaction of early humans with their environment and evaluate their decisions.

SS.9.H.CL1.2

detail and predict the causes and effects of the Agricultural Revolution.

SS.9.H.CL2.1

compare and contrast the causes and effects of the rise and decline of ancient river valley civilizations.

SS.9.H.CL2.2

investigate and detail the various component of culture and civilization including customs, norms, values, traditions, political systems, economic systems, religious beliefs and philosophies in ancient river civilizations.

SS.9.H.CL3.1

compare and contrast the causes and effects of the rise and decline of classical civilizations.

SS.9.H.CL3.2

analyze the impact of the religion on classical civilizations, including the rise and growth of Christianity, Hinduism and the effects of its beliefs and practices on daily life, changes that occured as a result of buddhists teaching, and the influence of a variety of on culture and politics.

SS.9.H.CL3.3

examine and explain the impact and lasting effects of classical philosophy including effects at the point of origin as well as effects on the world throughout the history.

SS.9.H.CL4.1

investigate and explain the influence of the Byzantine empire, including the role the empire played in preserving Hellenistic (Greek) learning.

SS.9.H.CL4.2

outline the origins and expansion of Islam and the changing role of women in the modern world.

SS.9.H.CL4.3

summarize the function of feudalism and manorialism in Europe, China and Japan ( including the creation of nation-state) as feudal institutions help monarchies to centralize power.

SS.9.H.CL4.4

identify and evaluate the individual,political, religious and economic roles in medieval society.

SS.9.H.CL4.5

analyze te social, political and economic upheaval and recovery that occured in Europe during the Middle Ages, including the plague and the subsequent population decline, the predominance of religion and the impact of the crusades.

SS.9.H.CL4.6

summarize the economic, geographic and social influences of African, trans-Saharan trade including education and the growth of cities.

SS.9.H.CL4.7

examine and assess the effects of warfare on society during the middle ages.

SS.9.H.CL5.1

compare the impacts of the Renaissance on life in Europe.

SS.9.H.CL5.2

analyze the religious reformations and their effects on theology, politics and economics.

SS.9.H.CL5.3

summarize the origins and contributions of the scientific revolution.

SS.9.H.CL5.4

explain how European needs/wants for foreign products contributed to the Age of Exploration.

SS.9.H.CL5.5

explain the ways that Enlightenment ideas spread through Europe and theie effect on society.

SS.9.H.CL6.1

explain the long-term effects of political changes because of the emergence of strong monarchial governmet

SS.9.H.CL6.2

describe the Agricultural and Industrial Revolutions and determine their impact on the evolution of society.

SS.9.H.CL6.3

analyze the causes and the effects of political revolutions and determine their impact on the formations of the governments and on the citizens of a society.

SS.9.H.CL6.4

illustrate the significant political, commercial and cultural changes that took place in China.

SS.9.H.CL6.5

compare the political actions of European, Asian and African nations in the era of imperial expansion.

SS.9.H.CL6.6

assess the impact of colonization on both the mother contries and their colonies.

SS.9.H.CL6.7

explain the causes and effects of political, social and economic transformation in Europe in the nineteenth century, including the significance of nationalism, the impact of industrialization for different countries and the effects of democratization

SS.EE.1

explain and give examples showing how scarcity of goods and services forces people to make choices about needs and wants.

SS.EE.10

compare and analyze how values and beliefs influence economic decisions in different economic systems.

SS.EE.11

evaluate economic systems according to how laws, rules and procedures deal with demand, supply and prices.

SS.EE.12

evaluate historical and current social developments and issues from an economic perspective.

SS.EE.13

explain historical and current developments and issues in local, national and globe contexts from an economic perspective.

SS.EE.14

define inflation and explain its effects on economic systems.

SS.EE.15

define and analyze the use of fiscal and monetary policy in the national economic system.

SS.EE.16

explain the process of international trade from an economic perspective.

SS.EE.17

analyze and evaluate growth and stability in different economic systems.

SS.EE.18

analyze a public issue form an economic perspective and propose a socially desirable solution.

SS.EE.19

evaluate the role of the factors of production in a market economy.

SS.EE.2

analyze how the scarcity of natural, technological, capital and human resources recquires economic systems to make choices about the distribution of goods and services.

SS.EE.20

compare, contrast and evaluate different types of economies (traditional, command, market, mixed)

SS.EE.21

explain how and why people who start new businesses take risks to provide goods and services.

SS.EE.22

identify, define and explain basic economic concepts

SS.EE.23

describe and explain the role of money, banking, savings and budgeting in everyday life.

SS.EE.24

distinguish between private goods and services

SS.EE.25

compare and contrast how values and beliefs, such as economic freedom, economic effeciency, equity, full employment, price stability security and growth influence decisions in different economic situations.

SS.EE.26

explain the basic characteristics of international trade, including absolute and comparative advantage, barriers to trade, exchanges rate and balanced of trade.

SS.EE.27

describe and explain global economic interdependence and competition, using example to illustrate their influence on national and international policies.

SS.EE.28

evaluate long term and short term cost in relationship to long and short-term benefits.

SS.EE.29

identify different economic goals and the tradeoffs that must be made between economic and social goals.

SS.EE.3

explain the role supply and demand, prices, incentives and profits play in determining what is produced and distributed in a free enterprise system.

SS.EE.30

describe the aims of government fiscal policies (Taxation, Borrowing and Spending) and their influence in production, employment and price levels

SS.EE.31

explain the basic principles of the US free enterprise system

SS.EE.32

explain the characteristics, adnatages and disadvantages of sole proprietorship, partnerships and corporations.

SS.EE.33

describe characteristics and gives examples of pure competition, monopolistic competition and oligopolistic competition.

SS.EE.34

analyzed the factors involved in the process of acquiring consumer goods and services including credit, interest and insurance

SS.EE.4

explain and give examples of opportunity costs (trade-offs) and scarcity, and analyze how these concepts are the basis of other concepts in economics.

SS.EE.5

compare and contrast examples of private and public goods and services.

SS.EE.6

evaluate the costs and benefits of allocating of goods and services through public and private means.

SS.EE.7

describe and compare relationship among economic contitutions

SS.EE.8

explain how specialization and division of labor in economic systems increase productivity.

SS.EE.9

describe the role of money and other form of exchange in the economic process.

SS.GE.1

analyzed the world and account for consequencies of human/environment interactions depicting the geographic implications of world events.

SS.GE.10

analyze ethnicity, nationalism ad religion on regional cultures in a global society

SS.GE.11

analyze the influence of geographical features on the evolution of significant events and movements.

SS.GE.12

analyze the impact of or lack of technology on environments and societies overtime.

SS.GE.13

analyze connections between physical geography and isolation from the world community, which result in cultural and political instability.

SS.GE.14

identify causes and draw conclusion about landless cultures.

SS.GE.15

compare and contrast standards of living in poverty-stricken ares with advanced societies.

SS.GE.16

use various global information systems to gain insight into people and their place in the world.

SS.GE.2

explain the component of Earth's physical and its interrelationships.

SS.GE.3

identiify factors and contribute to human and physical changes in places and regions.

SS.GE.4

identiify an define the world's physical and culture regions, including political and historical chacs. and their interependence in regard to trade, services, migration and cultural values.

SS.GE.5

analyze population with regard to life expectancy, infant mortality rates, population pyramids, mgration, birth and death rates.

SS.GE.6

evaluate the impact of migration on physical and human system.

SS.GE.7

analyze growth, decline,and development of cities over time.

SS.GE.8

compare and contrast the impact of competiion for limited resources on an interdependent global economy.

SS.GE.9

examine global social and political factors and their implications.