Hawaii Learning Standards for Social Studies — Grade 10


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SS.10.2.1

Use knowledge of historical periods to assess contemporary issues and decisions

SS.10.2.2

Determine the relevance of sources and assess their credibility

SS.10.2.3

Formulate and defend an opinion on a major contemporary social issue using the tools and methods of inquiry and perspective

SS.10.2.4

Evaluate the quality of historical accounts based on the arguments they advance and the evidence they use

SS.10.3.1

Describe the push factors (e.g., escaping persecution and poverty) and pull factors (e.g., seeking freedom and economic opportunity) that brought immigrants to the United States in the late 19th century

SS.10.3.10

Describe changes in society and culture that led to conflicts in values in the 1920s

SS.10.3.11

Describe the significance of the literature, arts, and feminism of the 1920s, including the Lost Generation, the Harlem Renaissance, and flappers

SS.10.3.12

Describe the innovations in transportation and communication and the impact they had on American society

SS.10.3.13

Analyze the causes of the Great Depression

SS.10.3.14

Describe the effects of the Great Depression

SS.10.3.15

Explain how programs in FDRs New Deal, including the FDIC, AAA, WPA, and Social Security, attempted to resolve problems brought on by the Great Depression

SS.10.3.16

Analyze the causes of the bombing of Pearl Harbor

SS.10.3.17

Analyze the effects of the bombing of Pearl Harbor, including the internment of Japanese Americans

SS.10.3.18

Explain the turning points in the European and Pacific theaters of World War II

SS.10.3.19

Describe how domestic policies were affected by United States involvement in World War II

SS.10.3.2

Describe social, political, economic, and technological factors (e.g., governance, corruption, fiscal policies, wages, sanitation, class differences, health problems, transportation) of growth in 19th and 20th century American cities (e.g., New York, Chicago, St. Louis)

SS.10.3.20

Explain the origins of the Cold War

SS.10.3.21

Explain how Americas foreign policy during the Cold War led to conflicts in Asia and Latin America

SS.10.3.22

Explain how the events of the Cold War led to the McCarthy era

SS.10.3.23

Explain how the United States foreign policy has attempted to respond to global and economic challenges of the post Cold War world

SS.10.3.24

Analyze the key factors, including legislation and acts of civil disobedience, that brought on the African American Civil Rights movement after World War II

SS.10.3.25

Describe the significant events, individuals, and groups associated with the Civil Rights Era

SS.10.3.26

Describe the expansion of the Civil Rights movement to other groups, including Native Americans and women

SS.10.3.27

Assess John F. Kennedys handling of the Cuban Missile Crisis

SS.10.3.28

Explain the emergence and impact of the student movements and the counterculture of the 1960s

SS.10.3.29

Evaluate Lyndon Johnsons vision of the Great Society

SS.10.3.3

Describe how business magnates (i.e., Rockefeller, Morgan, Carnegie and Vanderbilt) dominated politics of the Gilded Age

SS.10.3.30

Explain how the Watergate affair led to a crisis of confidence in the government

SS.10.3.31

Explain how the election of Ronald Reagan marked a The student: new era of conservatism in American politics

SS.10.3.32

Explain how the administrations from Reagan to the current president dealt with major domestic issues

SS.10.3.4

Describe reform issues of the Progressive Era (including political reform, labor reform, and business regulation)

SS.10.3.5

Describe the causes of and major events associated with the United States becoming an imperial power in the late 19th century

SS.10.3.6

Analyze the scope and evolution of various United States foreign policies in the early part of the 20th century

SS.10.3.7

Describe the events that led the United States into World War I

SS.10.3.8

Describe how domestic policies were affected by American involvement in World War I

SS.10.3.9

Explain why the United States did not sign the Treaty of Versailles

SS.10.7.1

Explain the causes of urbanization (i.e., job opportunities, immigration patterns, technological innovations)

SS.10.7.2

Explain the consequences of urbanization

SS.10.8.2

Describe the function and responsibilities of the Federal Reserve System in setting and carrying out the nations monetary policy

SS.10.8.3

Explain the purpose and/or role of government programs and policies, including unemployment, minimum wage, and Social Security, and their effect on the nations economy