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					10th grade US History

  Strand           Sub-Strand           Standards                       Benchmarks                         Assessment                     Materials
I. U.S.        A. Indigenous     The student will           1. Students will identify important     By accurately completing       Textbook: “America:
HISTORY        People of North   demonstrate knowledge      cultural aspects and regional             the study guides, quizzes      Pathways to Present”,
               America           of indigenous cultures     variations of major North American        and tests from Chapter 1       Chapter One
                                 in North America prior     Indian nations.                           in “America: Pathways to      Native American
                                 to and during western                                                Present”, and interpreting     Geography Posters
                                 exploration.                                                         supplemental sources, the     Biography, Pocahontas
                                                                                                      student will demonstrate
                                                                                                      knowledge of and be able
                                                                                                      to interpret, apply,
                                                                                                      analyze, synthesize and
                                                                                                      evaluate the following:
                                                                                                    *Early inhabitants of
                                                                                                      North America reasons
                                                                                                      for arrival, geography
                                                                                                      and culture of
                                                                                                    *European exploration
                                                                                                      causes and consequences
                                                                                                    *English colonies
                                                                                                      location, reasons for
                                                                                                      success/survival
I. U.S.        B. Three Worlds   The student will           1. Students will identify the stages    By accurately completing       Textbook: “America:
HISTORY        Converge, 1450-   understand how             and motives of European oceanic           the study guides, quizzes      Pathways to Present”,
               1763              European exploration       and overland exploration from the         and tests from Chapter 1       Chapter One
                                 and colonization           15th to the 17th centuries.               in “America: Pathways to      Native American
                                 resulted in cultural and   2. Students will describe the             Present”, and interpreting     Geography Posters
                                 ecological interactions    consequences of early interactions        supplemental sources, the     Biography, Pocahontas
                                 among previously           between Europeans and American            student will demonstrate
                                 unconnected peoples.       Indian nations.                           knowledge of and be able
                                                            3. Students will describe key             to interpret, apply,
                                                            characteristics of West African           analyze, synthesize and
                                                            kingdoms and the development of           evaluate the following:
                                                            the Atlantic slave trade.               *Early inhabitants of
                                                                                                      North America reasons
                                                                                                      for arrival, geography
                                                                                                      and culture of
                                                                                                    *European exploration
                                                                                                      causes and consequences
                                                                                                    *English colonies
                                                                                                     location, reasons for
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  Strand       Sub-Strand          Standards                      Benchmarks                            Assessment                     Materials
                                                                                                 success/survival




I. U.S.    B. Three Worlds   The student will          1. Students will compare and             By accurately completing       Textbook, “America;
HISTORY    Converge, 1450-   demonstrate knowledge     contrast life within the colonies and      the study guides, quizzes      Pathways to Present”,
           1763              of the colonies and the   their geographical areas, including        and tests from Chapter 2       Chapter Two,
                             factors that shaped       New England, Mid-Atlantic, and             in “America: Pathways to      The Peach Gang
                             colonial North America.   Southern colonies, and analyze their       Present”, and interpreting
                                                       impact.                                    supplemental sources, the
                                                       2. Students will identify the growing      student will demonstrate
                                                       differences and tensions between the      knowledge of and be able
                                                       European colonies, England and            to interpret, apply,
                                                       American Indian Nations.                  analyze, synthesize and
                                                                                                 evaluate the following:
                                                                                                *Significance of an
                                                                                                  emerging class system in
                                                                                                  society
                                                                                                *Why African slavery
                                                                                                  became the predominant
                                                                                                  labor force in the South
                                                                                                *Comparison of 4
                                                                                                  distinct colonial regions
I. U.S.    C. Three Worlds   The student will          1. Students will describe and            By accurately completing       Textbook, “America;
HISTORY    Converge, 1450-   understand the            evaluate the enslavement of                the study guides, quizzes      Pathways to Present”,
           1763              economic development      Africans, the Middle Passage and           and tests from Chapter 2       Chapter Two,
                             of the English colonies   the use of slave labor in European         in “America: Pathways to      The Peach Gang
                             in North America and      colonies.                                  Present”, and interpreting
                             the exploitation of                                                  supplemental sources, the
                             enslaved Africans.                                                   student will demonstrate
                                                                                                 knowledge of and be able
                                                                                                 to interpret, apply,
                                                                                                 analyze, synthesize and
                                                                                                 evaluate the following:
                                                                                                *Significance of an

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  Strand       Sub-Strand            Standards                       Benchmarks                           Assessment                     Materials
                                                                                                    emerging class system in
                                                                                                    society
                                                                                                   *Why African slavery
                                                                                                    became the predominant
                                                                                                    labor force in the South
                                                                                                   *Comparison of 4
                                                                                                    distinct colonial regions

I. U.S     D. Revolution and   The student will          1. Students will analyze the major        By accurately completing      Textbook, “America:
HISTORY    the New Nation,     demonstrate knowledge     economic, political, and                   the study guides, quizzes      Pathways to Present”,
           1763-1820           of the causes, course,    philosophical conflicts leading to the     and tests from Chapter 3       Chapter Three
                               and consequences of the   American Revolution including the          in “America: Pathways to      The Mercantilism Game
                               American Revolution.      roles of the First and Second              Present” interpreting
                                                         Continental Congresses and the             supplemental sources and
                                                         Declaration of Independence.               participating in the
                                                         2. Students will explain how and           Mercantilism Game, the
                                                         why the Americans won the war              student will demonstrate
                                                         against superior British resources,        knowledge of and be able
                                                         analyzing the role of key leaders,         to interpret, apply,
                                                         major campaigns and events, and            analyze, synthesize and
                                                         participation by ordinary soldiers         evaluate the following:
                                                         and civilians.                            *Why Native Americans
                                                         3. Students will explain the impact        and colonists came into
                                                         of the Revolutionary War on groups         conflict
                                                         within American society, including        *How the economic
                                                         loyalists, patriots, women and men,        system of mercantilism
                                                         Euro-Americans, enslaved and free          worked
                                                         African Americans, and American           *Impact of the Glorious
                                                         Indians.                                   Revolution on colonial
                                                                                                    life
                                                                                                   By accurately completing      Textbook, “America:
                                                                                                    the study guides, quizzes,     Pathways to Present”,
                                                                                                    and tests from Chapter 4       Chapter 4
                                                                                                    in “America: Pathways to      Movie: George
                                                                                                    Present”, and interpreting     Washington
                                                                                                    supplemental sources the
                                                                                                    student will demonstrate
                                                                                                    knowledge of and be able
                                                                                                    to interpret, apply,
                                                                                                    analyze, synthesize and
                                                                                                    evaluate the following:
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                                                  *Impact of the
                                                    Enlightenment on the
                                                    colonies
                                                  *Significance of the
                                                    French and Indian War
                                                    causes and consequences
                                                  *Reasons for the
                                                    separation of the colonies
                                                    from England
                                                  By accurately completing        Textbook, “America:
                                                    the study guides, quizzes       Pathways to Present”
                                                    and tests from Chapters 3       Chapters 3 and 4
                                                    and 4 in “America:
                                                    Pathways to Present” and
                                                    interpreting supplemental
                                                    sources, the student will
                                                    demonstrate knowledge
                                                    of and be able to interpret
                                                    apply, analyze,
                                                    synthesize and evaluate
                                                   the following:
                                                   *Main ideas of the
                                                    Declaration of
                                                    Independence
                                                  Colonial opinions and
                                                     positions during the War
                                                    for Independence
                                                   *Why The Americans
                                                    won the war
                                                  *Immediate and long
                                                    term significance of
                                                    American Independence
                                                  Students will complete a
                                                    Diverse Perspectives
                                                    Chart from all of the
                                                    content covered in Unit
                                                    One. This, in conjunction
                                                    with the other parts of the
                                                    Unit Test, will satisfy
                                                    completion of the People
                                                   and Cultures Content
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Strand   Sub-Strand   Standards   Benchmarks        Assessment            Materials
                                               Standard, themes of U.S.
                                               History, This is Content
                                               Area 7, 3501.0447,
                                               subpart 2 section B




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  Strand       Sub-Strand           Standards                   Benchmarks                                 Assessment                      Materials
I. U.S     E. Revolution and   The student will      1. Students will identify and explain           By accurately completing      Textbook, “America:
HISTORY    the New Nation,     understand the        the basic principles that were set               the study guides, quizzes      Pathways to Present”,
           1763-1820           foundation of the     forth in the documents that declared             and tests from Chapter 5       Chapter 5
                               American government   the nation’s independence (the                   in “America: Pathways to      Movie: April Morning
                               and nation .          Declaration of Independence,                     Present, and interpreting
                                                     inalienable rights and self-evident              supplemental sources, the
                                                     truths) and that established the new             student will demonstrate
                                                     nation’s government (the                         knowledge of and be able
                                                     Constitution).                        to         interpret, apply, analyze,
                                                     2. Students will describe and         s         synthesize, and evaluate
                                                     evaluate the major achievements and th           the following:
                                                     problems of the Confederation                   *Strengths and
                                                     period, and analyze the debates over             weaknesses of The
                                                     the Articles of Confederation and                Articles of Confederation
                                                     the revision of governmental                    *Basic principles of the
                                                     institutions that created the U.S.               Constitution of the
                                                     Constitution and the Bill of Rights,             United States
                                                     and the interpretive function of the            *Difficulties that
                                                     Supreme Court.                                   confronted the new
                                                     3. Students will describe and explain            nation
                                                     the emergence of the first American             By accurately completing      Textbook, “America:
                                                     party system.                                    the study guides, quizzes      Pathways to Present”,
                                                                                                      and tests from Chapter 8       Chapter 8
                                                                                                      in “America: Pathways to      Movie: George
                                                                                                      Present”, and interpreting     Washington
                                                                                                      supplemental sources, the
                                                                                                      student will demonstrate
                                                                                                      knowledge of and be able
                                                                                                      to interpret, apply,
                                                                                                      analyze, synthesize, and
                                                                                                      evaluate the following:
                                                                                                     *Development of the
                                                                                                      federal government under
                                                                                                     the Constitution
                                                                                                     *Origins of political
                                                                                                      parties in the United
                                                                                                      States
                                                                                                   *President Washington's
                                                                                                      domestic agenda and
                                                                                                      foreign policy
                                                                                                   *President Adams'
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Strand   Sub-Strand   Standards   Benchmarks        Assessment       Materials
                                               domestic agenda and
                                               foreign policy




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  Strand      Sub-Strand              Standards                       Benchmarks                            Assessment                      Materials
I. U.S     F. Expansion,       The student will            1. Students will describe the causes     By accurately completing         Textbook, “America:
HISTORY    Innovation, and     demonstrate knowledge       and analyze the effects of the            the study guides, quizzes         Pathways to Present”
           Reform, 1801-1861   of the early republic and   Louisiana Purchase, the War of            and tests from Chapter 6          Chapter 6
                               how territorial             1812, and the Monroe Doctrine.            in “America: Pathways to
                               expansion affected          2. Students will analyze the impact       Present”, and interpreting
                               foreign relations.          of territorial expansion on American      supplemental sources, the
                                                           Indian nations and the evolution of       student will demonstrate
                                                           federal and state Indian policies.        knowledge of and be able
                                                           3. Students will analyze the causes       to interpret, apply,
                                                           and consequences of U.S.                  analyze, synthesize, and
                                                           geographic expansion to the Pacific,      evaluate the following:
                                                           including the concept of Manifest        *President Jefferson's
                                                           Destiny and the Mexican-American          domestic agenda and
                                                           War.                                      foreign policy
                                                                                                    *Significance of the War
                                                                                                     of 1812 causes and
                                                                                                     consequences
                                                                                                    *Expansion of the national
                                                                                                     economy and new
                                                                                                     technology, 18151830

I. U.S     G. Expansion,       The student will            1. Students will describe and analyze    By accurately completing         Textbook, “America:
HISTORY    Innovation, and     understand how              the impact of innovations in              the study guides, quizzes         Pathways to Present”
           Reform, 1801-1861   explosive growth            industry, technology and                  and tests from Chapter 7          Chapter 7 and 10
                               (economic,                  transportation on life in America.        in “America: Pathways to         Movie: The Alamo
                               demographic,                2. Students will examine                  Present”, and interpreting
                               geographic) and             demographic growth and patterns of        supplemental sources, the
                               technological               population change and their               student will demonstrate
                               innovation transformed      consequences for American society         knowledge of and be able
                               American society.           before the Civil War.                     to interpret, apply,
                                                                                                     analyze, synthesize, and
                                                                                                     evaluate the
                                                                                                     following:
                                                                                                    *Reasons for territorial
                                                                                                     expansion and the belief in
                                                                                                     Manifest Destiny
                                                                                                    *Who traveled west, and
                                                                                                     why
                                                                                                    *The significance of the
                                                                                                     Mexican War causes and
                                                                                                     consequences

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  Strand      Sub-Strand             Standards                      Benchmarks                           Assessment                     Materials
                                                                                                 Inventions and technology
                                                                                                  as change engines.




I. U.S     H. Expansion,       The student will          1. Students will understand the         By accurately completing        Textbook, “America:
HISTORY    Innovation, and     understand the sources,   sources, characteristics and effects     the study guides, quizzes        Pathways to Present”,
           Reform, 1801-1861   characteristics, and      of cultural, religious and social        and tests from Chapter 9         Chapter 9
                               effects of antebellum     reform movements, including the          in “America: Pathways to        Movie: Patent Pending
                               reform movements.         abolition, temperance, and women’s       Present”, and interpreting      Activity: Declaration of
                                                         rights movements.                        supplemental sources, the        Sentiments, Seneca
                                                                                                  student will demonstrate         Falls
                                                                                                  knowledge of and be able        Activity: The
                                                                                                  to interpret, apply,             Abolitionist Movement
                                                                                                  analyze, synthesize, and
                                                                                                  evaluate the following:
                                                                                                 *Inventions and
                                                                                                  technology as change
                                                                                                  engines *(Moved to
                                                                                                  chapter 7 above)
                                                                                                 *Significance of early
                                                                                                  American reform
                                                                                                  movements abolition and
                                                                                                  women's
                                                                                                 *Growth of sectionalism
                                                                                                  causes and consequences


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  Strand      Sub-Strand              Standards                     Benchmarks                            Assessment                      Materials
I. U.S     H. Expansion,       The student will          1. Students will describe and analyze    By accurately                    Textbook, “America:
HISTORY    Innovation, and     understand the            changes in American political life        completing the study              Pathways to Present”,
           Reform, 1801-1861   extension, restriction,   including the spread of universal         guides, quizzes and tests         Chapter 8
                               and reorganization of     white male suffrage, restrictions on       from Chapter 8 in               Movie: The Trail of
                               political democracy       free African Americans, and the            “America: Pathways to            Tears
                               after 1800.               emergence of the Second Party              Present”, and interpreting
                                                         System.                                    supplemental sources, the
                                                                                                    student will demonstrate
                                                                                                    knowledge of and be able
                                                                                                    to interpret, apply,
                                                                                                    analyze, synthesize, and
                                                                                                    evaluate the following:
                                                                                                  *Why a two party system
                                                                                                   reemerges in the United
                                                                                                   States
                                                                                                  *President Jackson's
                                                                                                   domestic agenda and
                                                                                                   foreign policy
                                                                                                  *The Jackson legacy
                                                                                                  Students will complete a
                                                                                                   Diverse Perspectives
                                                                                                   Chart from all of the
                                                                                                   content covered in Unit 2.
                                                                                                   This, in conjunction with
                                                                                                   the other parts of the Unit
                                                                                                   Test, will satisfy
                                                                                                   completion of the Peoples
                                                                                                   and Cultures Content
                                                                                                   Standard, Themes of US
                                                                                                   History This is Content
                                                                                                   Area 7, 3501.0447,
                                                                                                   subpart2,section B.




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  Strand       Sub-Strand           Standards                        Benchmarks                            Assessment                      Materials
I. U.S     I. Civil War and   The student will           1. Students will identify and explain     By accurately completing         Textbook, “America:
HISTORY    Reconstruction,    demonstrate knowledge      the economic, social, and cultural         the study guides, quizzes         Pathways to Present”,
           1850-1877          of the long- and short-    differences between the North and          and tests from Chapter 11         Chapter 11
                              term causes of the Civil   the South.                                 in “America: Pathways to         Activity: Bleeding
                              War                        2. Students will understand and            Present”, and interpreting        Kansas
                                                         analyze the political impact of            supplemental sources, the        Activity: The Dred
                                                         debates over slavery and growing           student will demonstrate          Scott Trial
                                                         sectional polarization in key events       knowledge of and be able
                                                         including the Missouri Compromise,         to interpret, apply,
                                                         the Compromise of 1850 and the             analyze, synthesize, and
                                                         Fugitive Slave Law, the rise of the        evaluate the following:
                                                         Republican party, the Southern            *Slavery as a political and
                                                         secession movement and the                 economic wedge that
                                                         formation of the Confederacy.              divided the country
                                                                                                   *1850's events that led to
                                                                                                    deepening divisions and
                                                                                                    political realignment
                                                                                                   *Why Southern states
                                                                                                    seceded from the union
                                                                                                    following the election of
                                                                                                    Lincoln
I. U.S     I. Civil War and   The student will           1. Students will identify events and      By accurately completing         Textbook, “America:
HISTORY    Reconstruction,    understand the course,     leaders of the war, and analyze how        the study guides, quizzes         Pathways to Present”
           1850-1877          character, and outcome     the differences in resources of the        and tests from Chapter 12         Chapter 12
                              of the Civil War.          Union and Confederacy (economy,            in “America: Pathways to         Movie: Glory
                                                         technology, demography,                    Present”, and interpreting       Movie: The Civil War
                                                         geography, political and military          supplemental sources, the         III-IV
                                                         leadership) affected the course of the     student will demonstrate
                                                         war and Union victory.                     knowledge of and be able
                                                         2. Students will describe and explain      to interpret, apply,
                                                         the social experience of the war on        analyze, synthesize, and
                                                         battlefield and home front, in the         evaluate the following:
                                                         Union and the Confederacy.                Long-term, short-term and
                                                         3. Students will analyze the               trigger causes of the
                                                         significance of Lincoln’s Gettysburg       American Civil War
                                                         Address and its views of American         *Military strategies of the
                                                         political life.                            North and South
                                                                                                   *Political impact of
                                                                                                    military events during the
                                                                                                    war
                                                                                                   *Impact of the war on
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  Strand       Sub-Strand           Standards                      Benchmarks                          Assessment                      Materials
                                                                                                 domestic life North and
                                                                                                 South




I. U.S     I. Civil War and   The student will         1. Students will describe the content    By accurately completing        Textbook, “America:
HISTORY    Reconstruction,    demonstrate knowledge    of and reasons for the different          the study guides, quizzes        Pathways to Present”
           1850-1877          of the consequences of   phases of Reconstruction, and             and tests from Ch 13 in          Chapter 13
                              Civil War and            analyze their successes and failures      “America: Pathways to           Movie: Lincoln's
                              Reconstruction.          in transforming social and race           Present”, and interpreting       Assassination
                                                       relations.                                supplemental sources, the
                                                       2. Students will understand and           student will demonstrate
                                                       explain the political impact of the       knowledge of and be able
                                                       war and its aftermath in                  to interpret, apply,
                                                       Reconstruction, including                 analyze, synthesize, and
                                                       emancipation and the redefinition of      evaluate the following:
                                                       freedom and citizenship, expansion       *How a lack of consensus,
                                                       of the federal bureaucracy;               and Lincoln's
                                                       expansion of federal authority and        assassination, prevented
                                                       its impact on states’ rights.             the creation of consensus
                                                                                                 on the issue of
                                                                                                 Reconstruction
                                                                                                *The effect of the Civil
                                                                                                 War on the growth of
                                                                                                 Congressional power
                                                                                                *Impact of Radical
                                                                                                 Reconstruction on the
                                                                                                 South
                                                                                                *Successes and failures of
                                                                                                 Reconstruction
                                                                                                Students will complete a

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  Strand       Sub-Strand           Standards                        Benchmarks                            Assessment                       Materials
                                                                                                    Diverse Perspectives
                                                                                                    Chart from all of the
                                                                                                    content covered in Unit
                                                                                                    Three. This, in
                                                                                                    conjunction with the other
                                                                                                    parts of the Unit Test, will
                                                                                                    satisfy completion of the
                                                                                                    People and Cultures
                                                                                                    Content Standard, Themes
                                                                                                    of US History. This is
                                                                                                    Content Area 7,
                                                                                                    3501.0447, subpart 2,
                                                                                                    section B

I. U.S.    J. Reshaping the   The student will analyze   1. Students will demonstrate              By accurately completing          Textbook, “America:
HISTORY    Nation and the     the process of westward    knowledge of the effects of post-          the study guides, quizzes          Pathways to Present”,
           Emergence of       expansion in the late      Civil War westward expansion               and tests from Chapter 15          Chapter 15
           Modern America,    19th century.              including the resulting conflicts with     in “America: Pathways to          Movie: Dances with
           1877-1916                                     American Indian nations.                   Present”, and interpreting         Wolves
                                                                                                    supplemental sources, the         Simulation: the Farming
                                                                                                    student will demonstrate           Game
                                                                                                    knowledge of and be able
                                                                                                    to interpret, apply,
                                                                                                    analyze, synthesize, and
                                                                                                    evaluate the following:
                                                                                                    *Conflict over western
                                                                                                    lands: Native v. nonnative
                                                                                                    Americans on the Plains
                                                                                                   *New US policy for the
                                                                                                    treatment of Native
                                                                                                    Americans
                                                                                                   *Development of the
                                                                                                    cattle industry in the West
                                                                                                   *Major factors impacting
                                                                                                    the settlement of the West




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  Strand       Sub-Strand           Standards                        Benchmarks                           Assessment                      Materials
I. U.S.    J. Reshaping the    The student will          1. Students will demonstrate             By accurately completing         Textbook, “America:
HISTORY    Nation and the     describe and analyze the   knowledge about how the rise of           the study guides, quizzes         Pathways to Present”,
           Emergence of       linked processes of        corporations, heavy industry, and         and tests from Chapter 14         Chapter 14
           Modern America,    industrialization and      mechanized farming transformed the        in “America: Pathways to         Activity: Industrial
           1877-1916          urbanization after 1870.   American economy, including the           Present”, and interpreting        Monopoly
                                                         role of key inventions and the            supplemental sources, the        Movie: The Iron Road
                                                         growth of national markets.               student will demonstrate
                                                         2. Students will demonstrate              knowledge of and be able
                                                         knowledge of the rapid growth of          to interpret
                                                         cities and the transformation of          apply, analyze, synthesize,
                                                         urban life, including the impact of       and evaluate the
                                                         migration from farms and new              following:
                                                         technologies, the development of         *Significance of new
                                                         urban political machines, and their       inventions/technology on
                                                         role in financing, governing, and         the expansion of US
                                                         policing cities.                          industry
                                                                                                  *Role of the Railroad in
                                                                                                   the development of the US
                                                                                                   in the late 19th century
                                                                                                  *Development of new
                                                                                                   and complex business
                                                                                                   organizations
I. U.S.    J. Reshaping the   The student will           1. Students will demonstrate             By accurately completing         Textbook, “America:
HISTORY    Nation and the     demonstrate knowledge      knowledge of the massive wave of          the study guides, quizzes         Pathways to Present”,
           Emergence of       of the causes and          “New” immigration after 1870, its         and tests from Chapter 16         Chapter 16,
           Modern America,    consequences of            differences from the “Old”                in “America: Pathways to         Movie: Boss Tweed
           1877-1916          immigration to the         immigration, and its impact on new        Present”, and interpreting
                              United States from 1870    social patterns, conflicts, and ideas     supplemental sources, the
                              to the First World War.    of national unity.                        student will demonstrate
                                                                                                   knowledge of and be able
                                                                                                   to interpret, apply,
                                                                                                   analyze, synthesize, and
                                                                                                   evaluate the following:
                                                                                                  *Problems of urbanization
                                                                                                   around the turn of the
                                                                                                   century
                                                                                                  *The political machine:
                                                                                                   then & now
                                                                                                  *Immigration patterns and
                                                                                                   the immigrant experience
                                                                                                  Developing an
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  Strand       Sub-Strand           Standards                       Benchmarks                           Assessment                      Materials
                                                                                                   immigration policy for the
                                                                                                   21st century




I. U.S.    J. Reshaping the   The student will           1. Students will demonstrate             By accurately completing        Textbook, “America:
HISTORY    Nation and the     understand the origins     knowledge of the imposition of            the study guides, quizzes        Pathways to Present”,
           Emergence of       of racial segregation.     racial segregation, African American      and tests from Chapter 17        Chapter 17
           Modern America,                               disfranchisement, and growth of           in “America: Pathways to        Activity: Industrial
           1877-1916                                     racial violence in the post-              Present”, and interpreting       Monopoly
                                                         reconstruction South, the rise of         supplemental sources, the       Movie: The Iron Road
                                                         “scientific racism,” and the debates      student will demonstrate
                                                         among African-Americans about             knowledge of and be able
                                                         how best to work for racial equality.     to interpret, apply,
                                                                                                   analyze, synthesize, and
                                                                                                   evaluate the following:
                                                                                                  *Significance of new
                                                                                                   inventions/technology on
                                                                                                   the expansion of US
                                                                                                   industry
                                                                                                  *Role of the Railroad in
                                                                                                   the development of the US
                                                                                                   in the late 19th century
                                                                                                  *Development of new and
                                                                                                   complex business
                                                                                                   organizations
I. U.S.    J. Reshaping the   The student will           1. Students will demonstrate             By accurately completing        Textbook, “America:
HISTORY    Nation and the     describe how               knowledge about how the rise of           the study guides, quizzes        Pathways to Present”,
           Emergence of       industrialization          industry changed the nature of work       and tests from Chapter 14        Chapter 14
           Modern America,    changed nature of work     in factories, the origins of labor        in “America: Pathways to        Activity: Labor v.
           1877-1916          and the origins and role   unions, and the role of state and         Present”, and interpreting       Management
                              of labor unions in the     federal governments in labor              supplemental sources, the       Movie: The Triangle
                              1870s, 1880s, and          conflicts.                                student will demonstrate         Shirt Factory Fire
                              1890s.                                                               knowledge of and be able        Activity: Trial of Hay
                                                                                                   to interpret, apply,             Market Anarchist
                                                                                                   analyze, synthesize, and
                                                                                                   evaluate the following:
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  Strand       Sub-Strand            Standards                       Benchmarks                         Assessment                      Materials
                                                                                                *The attempt, and failure,
                                                                                                 of most efforts at large
                                                                                                 scale unionization
                                                                                                *Successes and failures of
                                                                                                 political reform efforts
                                                                                                *Significance of
                                                                                                 populism cause and effect
                                                                                                Students will complete a
                                                                                                 Diverse Perspectives
                                                                                                 Chart from all of the
                                                                                                 content covered in Unit
                                                                                                 Three. This, in
                                                                                                 conjunction with the other
                                                                                                 parts of the Unit Test, will
                                                                                                 satisfy completion of the
                                                                                                 People and Cultures
                                                                                                 Content Standard, Themes
                                                                                                 of US History. This is
                                                                                                 Content Area 7,
                                                                                                 3501.0447, subpart 2,
                                                                                                 section B
I. U.S.    J. Reshaping the   The student will            1. Students will demonstrate          By accurately completing          Textbook, “America:
HISTORY    Nation and the     understand the changing     knowledge about the ways the           the study guides, quizzes          Pathways to Present”,
           Emergence of       dynamics of national        American people responded to           and tests from Chapter 19          Chapter 19
           Modern America,    politics in the late 19th   social, economic, and political        in “America: Pathways to          Movie: A Walk through
           1877-1916          century.                    changes through electoral politics     Present”, and interpreting         the 20th Century with
                                                          and social movements such as           supplemental sources, the          Teddy Roosevelt
                                                          populism and temperance.               student will demonstrate
                                                                                                 knowledge of and be able
                                                                                                 to interpret, apply,
                                                                                                 analyze, synthesize, and
                                                                                                 evaluate the following:
                                                                                                *Origins of the
                                                                                                 Progressive Movement
                                                                                                *Teddy Roosevelt as a
                                                                                                 progressive President
                                                                                                *Progressivism under
                                                                                                 President Taft
                                                                                                *President Wilson's
                                                                                                 progressive domestic
                                                                                                 agenda
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  Strand       Sub-Strand          Standards                      Benchmarks                            Assessment                      Materials
I. U.S.    J. Reshaping the   The student will        1. Students will examine the causes       By accurately completing         Textbook, “America:
HISTORY    Nation and the     understand the causes   of the Spanish-American war and            the study guides, quizzes         Pathways to Present”,
           Emergence of       and consequences of     analyze its effects on foreign policy,     and tests from Chapter 18         Chapter 18
           Modern America,    American expansionism   national identity, and the debate over     in “America: Pathways to         Movie: The Hunt for
           1877-1916          and the Spanish-        the new role of America as a               Present”, and interpreting        Pancho Villa
                              American War.           growing power in the Pacific and           supplemental sources, the        Star Power simulation
                                                      Latin America.                             student will demonstrate
                                                                                                 knowledge of and be able
                                                                                                 to interpret, apply,
                                                                                                 analyze, synthesize, and
                                                                                                 evaluate the following:
                                                                                                *Improvements in
                                                                                                 transportation and urban
                                                                                                 applications of
                                                                                                 technology
                                                                                                *Changes in public
                                                                                                 education in the early 20th
                                                                                                 century
                                                                                                *New foreign policies in
                                                                                                 Latin America
                                                                                                By accurately completing         Textbook, “America:
                                                                                                 the study guides, quizzes         Pathways to Present”,
                                                                                                 and tests from Chapter 18         Chapter 18,
                                                                                                 in “America: Pathways to         Movie: The Spanish-
                                                                                                 Present”, and interpreting        American War
                                                                                                 supplemental sources, the
                                                                                                 student will demonstrate
                                                                                                 knowledge of and be able
                                                                                                 to interpret, apply,
                                                                                                 analyze, synthesize, and
                                                                                                 evaluate the following:
                                                                                                *The United States as an
                                                                                                 imperial power
                                                                                                *Significance of the
                                                                                                 Spanish-American War
                                                                                                 causes and consequences
                                                                                                *Expansion of the US
                                                                                                 beyond North America
                                                                                                 global involvement



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  Strand      Sub-Strand              Standards                       Benchmarks                           Assessment                       Materials
I. U.S.    K. The Emergence     The student will analyze   1. Students will demonstrate            By accurately completing          Textbook, “America:
HISTORY    of Modern America,   the wide range of          knowledge of how Progressives            the study guides, quizzes          Pathways to Present”,
           1890-1930            reform efforts known as    addressed problems of industrial         and tests from Chapter 19          Chapter 19
                                Progressivism between      capitalism, urbanization, and            in “America: Pathways to          Movie: A Walk through
                                1890 and the First         political corruption.                    Present”, and interpreting         the 20th Century with
                                World War.                 2. Students will analyze the debates     supplemental sources, the          Teddy Roosevelt
                                                           about woman suffrage and                 student will demonstrate
                                                           demonstrate knowledge of the             knowledge of and be able
                                                           successful campaign that led to the      to interpret, apply,
                                                           adoption of the 19th Amendment           analyze, synthesize, and
                                                           granting women the right to vote.        evaluate the following:
                                                                                                   *Origins of the
                                                                                                    Progressive Movement
                                                                                                   *Teddy Roosevelt as a
                                                                                                    progressive President
                                                                                                   *Progressivism under
                                                                                                    President Taft
                                                                                                   *President Wilson's
                                                                                                   progressive domestic
                                                                                                   agenda
I. U.S.    K. The Emergence     The student will           1. Students will analyze the causes     By accurately completing          Textbook, “America:
HISTORY    of Modern America,   understand the causes      of World War I and identify key         the study guides, quizzes           Pathways to Present”,
           1890-1930            and consequences of        people, major events, and the war’s     and tests from Chapter 20           Chapter 20
                                World War I.               impact on American foreign and          in “America: Pathways to           Activity: Negotiation
                                                           domestic policy.                        Present”, and interpreting         Movie: The Yanks are
                                                                                                   supplemental sources, the           Coming
                                                                                                   student will demonstrate           Movie: The Great War
                                                                                                   knowledge of and be able           Causes of War
                                                                                                   to interpret, apply, analyze,       Simulation
                                                                                                   synthesize, and evaluate the
                                                                                                   following:
                                                                                                   *Significance of World
                                                                                                   War I causes and
                                                                                                   consequences
                                                                                                   *Difficulties of a world
                                                                                                   power trying to remain
                                                                                                   neutral in WWI
                                                                                                   *Mobilization and
                                                                                                   participation of the US in
                                                                                                   the war effort.


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  Strand       Sub-Strand               Standards                      Benchmarks                          Assessment                      Materials
I. U.S.    K. The Emergence      The student will           1. Students will analyze how            By accurately completing        Textbook, “America:
HISTORY    of Modern America,    understand how the         developments in industrialization,       the study guides, quizzes        Pathways to Present”,
           1890-1930             United States changed      transportation, communication, and       and tests from Chapter 21        Chapter 21
                                 politically, culturally,   urban mass culture changed               in “America: Pathways to        Activity: the Stock
                                 and economically from      American life.                           Present”, and interpreting       Market Crash
                                 the end of World War I     2. Students will describe key social     supplemental sources, the       Activity: Intolerance
                                 to the eve of the Great    changes related to immigration,          student will demonstrate        Movie: F. Scott
                                 Depression.                social policy, and race relations.       knowledge of and be able         Fitzgerald: The Last of
                                                            3. Students will examine the             to interpret, apply,             the Belles
                                                            changing role of art, literature and     analyze, synthesize, and
                                                            music in the 1920s and 30s.              evaluate the following:
                                                                                                    *Conflicting values in
                                                                                                     1920's America
                                                                                                    *Status and role changes
                                                                                                     for women
                                                                                                    *Achievements of the
                                                                                                     Harlem Renaissance
                                                                                                    *Changes in education
                                                                                                     and popular culture
I. U.S.    L. The Great          The student will           1. Students will demonstrate            By accurately completing        Textbook, “America:
HISTORY    Depression and        understand the origins     knowledge of the causes of the Great     the study guides, quizzes        Pathways to Present”,
           World War II, 1929-   and impact of Great        Depression and how it affected           and tests from Chapter 23        Chapter 23
           1945                  Depression and the New     Americans in all walks of life.          in “America: Pathways to        Activity: Ranking the
                                 Deal, 1929-1940.           2. Students will demonstrate             Present”, and interpreting       Presidents
                                                            knowledge of how the New Deal            supplemental sources, the
                                                            addressed the Great Depression and       student will demonstrate
                                                            transformed American federalism.         knowledge of and be able
                                                                                                     to interpret, apply,
                                                                                                     analyze, synthesize, and
                                                                                                     evaluate the following:
                                                                                                    *Presidents Harding and
                                                                                                     Coolidge: domestic social
                                                                                                     & economic policies
                                                                                                    *Relative health of the
                                                                                                     American economy, and
                                                                                                     society, in the 1920's
                                                                                                    By accurately completing        Textbook, “America:
                                                                                                     the study guides, quizzes        Pathways to Present”,
                                                                                                     and tests from Chapter 23        Chapter 23
                                                                                                     in “America: Pathways to        Movie: The Depression,
                                                                                                     Present”, and interpreting       Part 1
                                                                                                                                                       19
Strand   Sub-Strand   Standards   Benchmarks              Assessment                       Materials
                                                   supplemental sources, the         The Stock Market game
                                                   student will demonstrate
                                                   knowledge of and be able
                                                   to interpret, apply,
                                                   analyze, synthesize, and
                                                   evaluate the following:
                                                  *The Great Depression:
                                                   causes of, Rejection of
                                                   Hoover's policies in 1932
                                                  *Tone of the first 100
                                                   days under Franklin
                                                   Delano Roosevelt
                                                  By accurately completing          Textbook, “America:
                                                   the study guides, quizzes          Pathways to Present”,
                                                   and tests from Chapter 23          Chapter 23
                                                   in “America: Pathways to          Movie: Eleanor and
                                                   Present”, and interpreting         Franklin
                                                   supplemental sources, the
                                                   student will demonstrate
                                                   knowledge of and be able
                                                   to interpret, apply,
                                                   analyze, synthesize, and
                                                   evaluate the following:
                                                  *Signs of recovery during
                                                   the first New Deal
                                                  *Endurance of some New
                                                   Deal programs and
                                                   resulting major social
                                                   change
                                                  *Criticism of New Deal
                                                   from the Left and Right
                                                  Students will complete a
                                                   Diverse Perspectives
                                                   Chart from all of the
                                                   content covered in Unit
                                                   Three. This, in
                                                   conjunction with the other
                                                   parts of the Unit Test, will
                                                   satisfy completion of the
                                                   People and Cultures
                                                   Content Standard, Themes

                                                                                                       20
  Strand       Sub-Strand              Standards                       Benchmarks                          Assessment                      Materials
                                                                                                     of US History. This is
                                                                                                     Content Area 7,
                                                                                                     3501.0447, subpart 2,
                                                                                                     section B




I. U.S.    M. The Great          The student will           1. Students will demonstrate            By accurately completing        Textbook, “America:
HISTORY    Depression and        understand the origins     knowledge of the international           the study guides, quizzes        Pathways to Present”
           World War II, 1929-   of World War II, the       background of World War II and the       and tests from Chapter 24        Chapter 24
           1945                  course of the war, and     debates over American involvement        in “America: Pathways to        Activity: Causes of
                                 the impact of the war on   in the conflict.                         Present”, and interpreting       World War II
                                 American society.          2. Students will demonstrate             supplemental sources, the
                                                            knowledge of key leaders and events      student will demonstrate
                                                            of World War II and how the Allies       knowledge of and be able
                                                            prevailed.                               to interpret, apply,
                                                            3. Students will describe the impact     analyze, synthesize, and
                                                            of the war on people such as women,      evaluate the following:
                                                            African Americans and Japanese          *World events leading to
                                                            Americans.                                 World War II, and the
                                                                                                       challenge of US
                                                                                                       neutrality
                                                                                                    *Germany's action, and
                                                                                                     Western inaction, as cause
                                                                                                     of war in Europe
                                                                                                    *Events of the war in
                                                                                                     193940
                                                                                                    By accurately completing        Textbook, “America:
                                                                                                     the study guides, quizzes        Pathways to Present”,
                                                                                                     and tests from Chapter 25        Chapter 25
                                                                                                     in “America: Pathways to        Activity: Causes of
                                                                                                     Present”, and interpreting       World War II
                                                                                                     supplemental sources, the       Movie; Schindler's List
                                                                                                     student will demonstrate
                                                                                                     knowledge of and be able
                                                                                                     to interpret, apply,
                                                                                                     analyze, synthesize, and
                                                                                                     evaluate the following:
                                                                                                                                                       21
  Strand       Sub-Strand             Standards                    Benchmarks                           Assessment                      Materials
                                                                                                 *US involvement in the
                                                                                                  War, and its impact
                                                                                                  on life in the United
                                                                                                  States
                                                                                                 *Major Campaigns and
                                                                                                  battles in Europe, North
                                                                                                  Africa and the Pacific




I. U.S.    N. Post-War United   The student will        1. Students will demonstrate             By accurately completing        Textbook, “America:
HISTORY    States, 1945-1972    understand the social   knowledge of social transformation        the study guides, quizzes        Pathways to Present”,
                                and economic changes    in post-war United States.                and tests from Chapter 26        Chapter 26
                                in the United States,   2. Students will understand the post-     in “America: Pathways to        Movie: The Cold War
                                1945-1960               war economic boom and its impact          Present”, and interpreting      Activity: The McCarthy
                                                        on demographic patterns, role of          supplemental sources, the        Meetings
                                                        labor, and multinational                  student will demonstrate
                                                        corporations.                             knowledge of and be able
                                                                                                  to interpret, apply,
                                                                                                  analyze, synthesize, and
                                                                                                  evaluate the following:
                                                                                                 *President Truman's
                                                                                                  domestic agenda and
                                                                                                  foreign policy
                                                                                                 *Origins of the Cold War,
                                                                                                  world tensions and the
                                                                                                  Korean War




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  Strand       Sub-Strand              Standards                       Benchmarks                            Assessment                       Materials
I. U.S.    N. Post-War United   The student will            1. Students will demonstrate             By accurately completing          Textbook, “America:
HISTORY    States, 1945-1972    understand the Cold         knowledge of key events of the Cold       the study guides, quizzes          Pathways to Present”,
                                War, its causes,            War and the causes and                    and tests from Chapter 26          Chapter 26
                                consequences and its        consequences of the Korean War.           in “America: Pathways to          Movie: The Cold War
                                military conflicts.         2. Students will analyze America’s        Present”, and interpreting        Activity: The McCarthy
                                                            involvement in the Vietnam War.           supplemental sources, the          Meetings
                                                                                                      student will demonstrate
                                                                                                      knowledge of and be able
                                                                                                      to interpret, apply,
                                                                                                      analyze, synthesize, and
                                                                                                      evaluate the following:
                                                                                                     *President Truman's
                                                                                                      domestic agenda and
                                                                                                      foreign policy
                                                                                                     *Origins of the Cold War,
                                                                                                      world tensions and the
                                                                                                      Korean War
I. U.S.    N. Post-War United   The student will            1. Students will demonstrate             By accurately completing          Textbook, “America:
HISTORY    States, 1945-1972    understand the key          knowledge of the domestic policies        the study guides, quizzes          Pathways to Present”,
                                domestic political issues   and civil rights issues of the Truman     and tests from Chapter 27          Chapter 27
                                and debates in the          and Eisenhower administrations.           in “America: Pathways to          Movie; Eyes on the
                                postwar era to 1972.        2. Students will analyze provisions       Present”, and interpreting         Prize
                                                            of Kennedy’s New Frontier and             supplemental sources, the         Movie: The Long Walk
                                                            Johnson’s Great Society.                  student will demonstrate           Home
                                                            3. Students will analyze the impact       knowledge of and be able          Activity: 50s Day
                                                            of the foreign and domestic policies      to interpret, apply,
                                                            of Nixon.                                 analyze, synthesize, and
                                                                                                      evaluate the following:
                                                                                                     *Suburban living
                                                                                                      and changes in popular
                                                                                                      culture
                                                                                                     *Major advances of the
                                                                                                      Civil Rights Movement of
                                                                                                      the 1950's
                                                                                                     Students will complete a
                                                                                                      Diverse Perspectives
                                                                                                      Chart from all of the
                                                                                                      content covered in Unit
                                                                                                      Three. This, in
                                                                                                      conjunction with the other
                                                                                                      parts of the Unit Test, will
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  Strand       Sub-Strand             Standards                       Benchmarks                           Assessment                      Materials
                                                                                                    satisfy completion of the
                                                                                                    People and Cultures
                                                                                                    Content Standard, Themes
                                                                                                    of US History. This is
                                                                                                    Content Area 7,
                                                                                                    3501.0447, subpart 2,
                                                                                                    section B




I. U.S.    N. Post-War United   The student will           1. Students will demonstrate            The student will                 Textbook, “America:
HISTORY    States, 1945-1972    understand the changes     knowledge of the “rights revolution”      demonstrate knowledge            Pathways to Present”,
                                in legal definitions of    including the civil rights movement,      of and be able to                Chapter 28
                                individual rights in the   women’s rights movements,                 interpret, apply, analyze,      Movie: Political
                                1960s and 1970s and the    expansion of civil liberties, and         synthesize, and evaluate         Assassinations
                                social movements that      environmental and consumer                the following
                                prompted them.             protection.                             Significance of the
                                                                                                     election of 1960
                                                                                                   JFK: domestic agenda and
                                                                                                     foreign policy
                                                                                                   Major advances of the
                                                                                                     Civil Rights Movement
                                                                                                     of the 1960’s
                                                                                                   LBJ: domestic agenda and
                                                                                                     foreign policy
                                                                                                   By accurately completing       Textbook, “America:
                                                                                                    the study guides, quizzes       Pathways to Present”,
                                                                                                    and tests from Chapter 29       Chapter 29
                                                                                                    in “America: Pathways to       Activity: Primary
                                                                                                    Present”, and interpreting      Sources
                                                                                                    supplemental sources.




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  Strand       Sub-Strand              Standards                       Benchmarks                            Assessment                     Materials
I. U.S.    N. Post-War United   The student will            1. Students will demonstrate             By accurately completing       Textbook, “America:
HISTORY    States, 1945-1972    understand the key          knowledge of the domestic policies        the study guides, quizzes       Pathways to Present”,
                                domestic political issues   and civil rights issues of the Truman     and tests from Chapter 30       Chapter 30
                                and debates in the          and Eisenhower administrations.           in “America: Pathways to       Activity; The Court
                                postwar era to 1972.        2. Students will analyze provisions       Present”, and interpreting      Martial of William
                                                            of Kennedy’s New Frontier and             supplemental sources, the       Calley
                                                            Johnson’s Great Society.                  student will demonstrate       Movie: The Vietnam
                                                            3. Students will analyze the impact       knowledge of and be able        War
                                                            of the foreign and domestic policies      to interpret, apply,
                                                            of Nixon.                                 analyze, synthesize, and
                                                                                                      evaluate the following:
                                                                                                     *The Vietnam War:
                                                                                                      causes, key events and
                                                                                                      consequences
                                                                                                     *Trace American
                                                                                                      involvement in Vietnam
                                                                                                      from beginning to end
                                                                                                     *JFK, LBJ and Nixon:
                                                                                                      comparing their policies in
                                                                                                      Vietnam
I. U.S.    N. Post-War United   The student will            1. Students will demonstrate             By accurately completing       Textbook, “America:
HISTORY    States, 1945-1972    understand the changes      knowledge of the “rights revolution”      the study guides, quizzes       Pathways to Present”,
                                in legal definitions of     including the civil rights movement,      and tests from Chapter 31       Chapter 31
                                individual rights in the    women’s rights movements,                 in “America: Pathways to       Activity: Watergate
                                1960s and 1970s and the     expansion of civil liberties, and         Present”, and interpreting     Movie: Nixon
                                social movements that       environmental and consumer                supplemental sources, the
                                prompted them.              protection.                               student will demonstrate
                                                                                                      knowledge of and be able
                                                                                                      to interpret, apply,
                                                                                                      analyze, synthesize, and
                                                                                                      evaluate the following:
                                                                                                     *Events of the 1968:
                                                                                                      effects on American
                                                                                                      Society
                                                                                                     *The Nixon
                                                                                                      Administration:
                                                                                                      achievements and failures




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  Strand       Sub-Strand              Standards                       Benchmarks                          Assessment                     Materials
I. U.S.    O. Contemporary       The student will           1. Students will demonstrate           By accurately completing       Textbook, “America:
HISTORY    United States, 1970   understand the evolution   knowledge of the changing domestic      the study guides, quizzes       Pathways to Present”,
           to the present        of foreign and domestic    and foreign policies in the Ford,       and tests from Chapters 32      Chapter 32,
                                 policy in the last three   Carter, Reagan, George H. W. Bush,      and 33 in “America:            Activity; 70s Pop
                                 decades of the 20th        and Clinton, George W. Bush             Pathways to Present”, and       Culture
                                 century and the            administrations.                        interpreting supplemental      Textbook, “America:
                                 beginning of the 21st      2 Students will demonstrate             sources, the student will       Pathways to Present”,
                                 century.                   knowledge of economic, social, and      demonstrate knowledge of        Chapter 33
                                                            cultural developments in                and be able to interpret,      Movie: The History of
                                                            contemporary United States.             apply, analyze, synthesize,     Rock and Roll
                                                            3. Students will know and describe      and evaluate the               Movie: The 70s
                                                            the political and economic policies     following:
                                                            that contributed to the collapse of    *Ford and Carter:
                                                            the Soviet Union and the end of the     domestic agendas and
                                                            Cold War.                               foreign policies
                                                                                                   *Life in 1970's America
                                                                                                   By accurately completing       Textbook, “America:
                                                                                                    the study guides, quizzes       Pathways to Present”,
                                                                                                    and tests from Chapters 34      Chapter 34
                                                                                                    and 35 in “America:            Movie: Reagan
                                                                                                    Pathways to Present”, and      Activity: The Gulf War
                                                                                                    interpreting supplemental      Activity: The
                                                                                                    sources, the student will       Impeachment of
                                                                                                    demonstrate knowledge of        President Clinton
                                                                                                    and be able to interpret,
                                                                                                    apply, analyze, synthesize,
                                                                                                    and evaluate the
                                                                                                    following:
                                                                                                   *Domestic problems/
                                                                                                    challenges of the 1980's
                                                                                                    and 90’s
                                                                                                   *Foreign policy                Textbook, “America:
                                                                                                    challenges of the 1980's        Pathways to Present”,
                                                                                                    and 90's                        Chapter 35
                                                                                                   *Life in the 1980's
                                                                                                    America
                                                                                                   *Life in the
                                                                                                     1990's America
                                                                                                   Students will complete a
                                                                                                      Diverse Perspectives
                                                                                                      Chart from all of the
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  Strand        Sub-Strand         Standards                        Benchmarks                          Assessment                     Materials
                                                                                                   content covered in Unit
                                                                                                   Three. This, in
                                                                                                   conjunction with the
                                                                                                   other parts of the Unit
                                                                                                   Test, will satisfy
                                                                                                   completion of the People
                                                                                                   and Cultures Content
                                                                                                   Standard, Themes of US
                                                                                                   History. This is Content
                                                                                                   Area 7, 3501.0447,
                                                                                                   subpart 2, section B




IV.         A. Historical    The student will analyze   1. Students will understand the use      Not aligned with any          Monographs, scholarly
HISTORICA   Inquiry          historical evidence and    of secondary sources to provide           specific Chapter or Unit –     journals, periodical
L SKILLS                     draw conclusions.          background and insights on                occurs at various times        literature, newspapers,
                                                        historical events, and that secondary     throughout the two             web sites, films, other
                                                        sources might reflect an author’s         semesters – teacher            electronic media.
                                                        bias.                                     discretion
                                                        2. Students will identify the            Assessment based on
                                                        principal formats of published            Teacher and Department
                                                        secondary source material and             Rubrics
                                                        evaluate such sources for both
                                                        credibility and bias.
                                                        3. Students will compare and
                                                        contrast primary sources to analyze
                                                        first-hand accounts of historical
                                                        events and evaluate such sources for
                                                        both credibility and bias.
                                                        4. Students will review primary and
                                                        secondary sources and compare and
                                                        contrast their perspectives to shape
                                                        their presentation of information
                                                        relevant to their research topic.
                                                        5. Students will understand the
                                                        historical context of their research
                                                        topic and how it was influenced by,
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                                                            or influenced, other historical
                                                            events.
                                                            6. Students will evaluate alternative
                                                            interpretations of their research topic
                                                            and defend or change their analysis
                                                            by citing evidence from primary and
                                                            secondary sources.




V.         B. Essential Skills   The student will use       1. Students will demonstrate the          ????                   Textbook, “America:
GEOGRAPH                         maps, globes,              ability to obtain geographic                                      Pathways to Present”,
Y                                geographic information     information from a variety of print                               All Chapters
                                 systems, and other         and electronic sources.
                                 databases to answer        2. Students will make inferences and
                                 geographic questions at    draw conclusions about the character
                                 a variety of scales from   of places based on a comparison of
                                 local to global.           maps, aerial photos, and other
                                                            images.
                                                            3. Students will demonstrate the
                                                            ability to use geographic information
                                                            from a variety of sources to
                                                            determine feasible locations for
                                                            economic activities and examine
                                                            voting behavior.




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V.         C. Spatial       The student will          1. Students will describe the pattern     ????                   Textbook, “America:
GEOGRAPH   Organization     understand the regional   of human population density in the                                Pathways to Present”,
Y                           distribution of the       United States and major regions of                                Chapter 16
                            human population at       the world.
                            local to global scales    2. Students will provide examples
                            and its patterns of       that illustrate the impact changing
                            change.                   birth and death rates have on the
                                                      growth of the human population in
                                                      the major regions of the world.
                                                      3. Students will use population
                                                      pyramids and birth and death rates to
                                                      compare and contrast the
                                                      characteristics of regional
                                                      populations at various scales.
                                                      4. Students will use the concepts of
                                                      push and pull factors to explain the
                                                      general patterns of human
                                                      movement in the modern era,
                                                      including international migration,
                                                      migration within the United States
                                                      and major migrations in other parts
                                                      of the world.
V.         C. Spatial       The student will          1. Students will use regions to           ????                   Textbook, “America:
GEOGRAPH   Organization     describe and provide      analyze the locational patterns of                                Pathways to Present”,
Y                           examples of the primary   culture groups at various scales.                                 Chapter 1
                            factors behind the        2. Students will use concepts and
                            regional pattern of       models of the process of diffusion to
                            culture groups in the     interpret the spread of culture traits.
                            United States and the     3. Students will describe the regional
                            world.                    distribution of the major culture
                                                      groups of the United States (as
                                                      defined by the U.S. census) and
                                                      recent patterns of change.
                                                      4. Students will cite a variety of
                                                      examples that illustrate how
                                                      landscapes reflect the cultural
                                                      characteristics of their inhabitants.




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V.         C. Spatial       The student will use       1. Students will describe and provide     ????                   Textbook, “America:
GEOGRAPH   Organization     regions and the            examples of the primary factors                                   Pathways to Present”,
Y                           interaction among them     behind the regional pattern of                                    Chapter 15
                            to analyze the present     economic activity in the United
                            patterns of economic       States.
                            activity in the United     2. Students will describe and provide
                            States and around the      examples of the primary factors
                            world at various scales.   behind the regional pattern of
                                                       economic activity in the primary
                                                       industrial regions of the world.
                                                       3. Students will describe how the
                                                       technological and managerial
                                                       changes associated with the third
                                                       agricultural revolution have
                                                       impacted the regional patterns of
                                                       crop and livestock production.
                                                       4. Students will understand how the
                                                       transportation and communication
                                                       systems have impacted the
                                                       development of regions.
                                                       5. Students will describe patterns of
                                                       consumption and production of the
                                                       agricultural commodities that are
                                                       traded among nations.
                                                       6. Students will describe patterns of
                                                       consumption and production of
                                                       fossil fuels that are traded among
                                                       nations.
                                                       2. Students will describe how
                                                       geographic models can help to
                                                       explain the location of commercial
                                                       activities and land use patterns in the
                                                       United States and the world.
                                                       3. Students will explain the
                                                       variations in economic activity and
                                                       land use within the state of
                                                       Minnesota analyze issues related to
                                                       land use and reach conclusions
                                                       about the potential for change in
                                                       various regions.
                                                       9. Students will describe changes in
                                                       common statistical measures of
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                                  population or economy that occur as
                                  countries develop economically.
                                  10. Students will cite a variety of
                                  examples of how economic or
                                  political changes in other parts of the
                                  world can affect their lifestyle.
                                  *Strikethrough benchmarks
                                  belong to World History. Remove
                                  from US History.




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VI.        A. The Market    The student will            1. Students will identify and               ????                   Textbook, “America:
ECONOMIC   Economy (Micro   understand business         compare and contrast various                                        Pathways to Present”,
S          Economics)       organizations, market       industries and the occupations                                      Chapter 14 -
                            structures, and financial   related to them.                                                    Monopolies in Post
                            institutions that operate   2. Students will compare and                                        Civil War
                            within our economy.         contrast the concepts of competition
                                                        and monopoly, and predict
                                                        consequences of each.
                                                        3. Students will describe various
                                                        financial institutions, compare and
                                                        contrast their roles, and explain how
                                                        those institutions relate to their lives.
VI.        A. The Market    The student will            1. Students will describe the               ????                   Textbook, “America:
ECONOMIC   Economy (Micro   understand the basic        determination of equilibrium market                                 Pathways to Present”,
S          Economics)       characteristics of          prices by applying principles of                                    Chapter 19 -
                            markets and the role of     supply and demand to markets for                                    Roosevelt’s Depression
                            prices in modern market     goods and services.                                                 Of 1907 and
                            economies.                  2. Students will identify the direct                                Chapter 16 –
                                                        and indirect effects of price floors                                Depression of 1877
                                                        and price ceilings.
                                                        3. Students will identify several
                                                        factors that lead to variation in
                                                        market prices and quantities
                                                        exchanged by changes in supply
                                                        and/or demand.
                                                        4. Students will explain how interest
                                                        rates and exchange rates are
                                                        influenced by market conditions and
                                                        how changes in interest rates affect
                                                        individual and business decision
                                                        making.
VI.        A. The Market    The student will            1. Students will explain how                ????                   Textbook, “America:
ECONOMIC   Economy (Micro   understand that firms in    competition among sellers often                                     Pathways to Present”,
S          Economics)       a market economy            results in lower prices, higher                                     Chapter 14 -
                            experience varying          product quality, better customer                                    Technological
                            degrees of competition      service and a more efficient                                        Revolution
                            for the good or service     allocation of scarce resources.
                            that they sell.




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VI.        A. The Market     The student will           1. Students will explain that            ????                     Textbook, “America:
ECONOMIC   Economy (Micro    understand the risks and   entrepreneurs accept the risks                                     Pathways to Present”,
S          Economics)        opportunities associated   associated with organizing                                         Chapter 27 -
                             with entrepreneurship.     productive resources to produce                                    Expanding Economy
                                                        goods and services, with the hope to
                                                        earn profits.
                                                        2. Students will describe the role of
                                                        innovation and profit motive in
                                                        helping to reduce problems
                                                        associated with scarcity.
VI.        A. The Market     The student will           1. Students will describe the role and   ????                    Textbook, “America:
ECONOMIC   Economy (Micro    understand the role of     characteristics of collective                                     Pathways to Present”,
S          Economics)        labor in the economy.      bargaining, as well as the key                                    Chapter 14 -
                                                        components of a typical negotiated                                Great Strikes Formation
                                                        labor management contract.                                        of the AFL
                                                        2. Students will describe and analyze
                                                        the role of unions in the United
                                                        States economy in the past and
                                                        present.
VI.        A. The Market     The student will           1. Students will identify that one       ????                    Textbook, “America:
ECONOMIC   Economy (Micro    understand the             important role for government in the                              Pathways to Present”,
S          Economics)        economic role of           economy is to secure and enforce                                  Chapter 14 -
                             government in a free       property rights.                                                  Sherman Anti-Trust Act
                             market economy.            2. Students will identify and explain
                                                        public goods.
                                                        3. Students will recognize that, in
                                                        the United States, the federal
                                                        government enforces antitrust laws
                                                        and regulations to try to maintain
                                                        effective levels of competition in as
                                                        many markets as possible.
                                                        4. Students will recognize that some
                                                        government policies attempt to
                                                        redistribute income.
VI.        B. The National   The student will           1. Students will explain that the        ????                    Textbook, “America:
ECONOMIC   Economy (Macro    understand the             government pays for the goods and                                 Pathways to Present”,
S          Economics)        economic activities of     services it provides through taxing                               Chapter 19 -
                             government.                and borrowing.                                                    Progressivism
                                                        2. Students will explain how the
                                                        government regulates economic
                                                        activity to promote the public

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                                                            welfare, encourage competition, and
                                                            protect against monopolistic abuses.




VI.        B. The National       The student will           1. Students will define and give       ????                   Textbook, “America:
ECONOMIC   Economy (Macro        understand the concepts    examples of basic economic terms.                              Pathways to Present”,
S          Economics)            that measure the           2. Students will give examples of                              Chapter 22 -
                                 national economy.          measurements that indicate the                                 The Crash of ’29 and
                                                            economic conditions of depression,                             Chapter 23 –
                                                            recession, and expansion.                                      Stag Flation
VI.        B. The National       The student will           1. Students will understand and        ????                ????
ECONOMIC   Economy (Macro        understand and explain     explain that free market economies
S          Economics)            that the United States’    are regulated primarily by supply
                                 economy is primarily a     and demand, and that competition is
                                 free market system.        essential to a free market economy.


VI.        C. Essential Skills   The student will           1. Students will use tables, graphs,   ????                   Textbook, “America:
ECONOMIC                         understand and use         equations, diagrams, and charts to                             Pathways to Present”,
S                                economic concepts,         interpret economic information.                                Chapter 21
                                 theories, principles and   2. Students will evaluate the                                  The Red Scare
                                 quantitative methods to    economic implications of current
                                 analyze current events.    issues as found in such sources as
                                                            magazine articles, radio and
                                                            television reports, editorials, and
                                                            Internet sites.
                                                            3. Students will distinguish among
                                                            the contributions to economic
                                                            thought made by leading theorists
                                                            including but not limited to, Adam
                                                            Smith, Thomas Malthus, Karl Marx,
                                                            Milton Friedman, and John Maynard
                                                            Keynes.




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VI.        C. Essential Skills   The student will learn   1. Students will analyze short- and       ????                   Textbook, “America:
ECONOMIC                         and be able to apply     long-term investment options such                                 Pathways to Present”,
S                                personal financial       as stocks, bonds, real estate, and                                Chapter 22 -
                                 management and           mutual funds by comparing the risk,                               “The Stock Market
                                 investment practices     return, and liquidity of these                                    Game”
                                                          instruments.
                                                          2. Students will recognize a proper
                                                          role for credit and how to utilize risk
                                                          management strategies including the
                                                          use of insurance.
                                                          3. Students will explain the
                                                          concepts of compound interest and
                                                          the Rule of 72, and the applicability
                                                          to both investment gains and debt
                                                          retirement.
VI.        E. Economics and      The student will apply   1. Students will know the                 ????                 Chapter 35 –
ECONOMIC   Public Policy         economic theories and    definitions, evaluate the purposes,                             Entering a New Era.
S                                concepts to public       and analyze the effects of the                                  The effect of oil on
                                 policy issues.           following economic activities:                                  Global Economics.
                                                          government subsidies, government
                                                          incentives, economic externalities,
                                                          profit maximization, multinational
                                                          corporations, unions, right to work
                                                          laws, government deregulation,
                                                          entitlements, progressive taxes,
                                                          government’s role in providing in
                                                          public goods, economic safety nets,
                                                          and corporate crime.
                                                          2. Students will use their knowledge
                                                          of economic concepts and data to
                                                          analyze a significant national public
                                                          policy issue and recommend a
                                                          solution.
                                                          3. Students will know and analyze
                                                          how income, and wealth are
                                                          distributed among different sectors
                                                          of the population.
                                                          4. Students will know how poverty
                                                          is defined in the U.S., what its
                                                          causes are, examine possible
                                                          solutions, and analyze the impact
                                                          poverty has on the short and long
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                                  run health of the economy.
                                  5. Students will use their knowledge
                                  of economics to describe and
                                  analyze significant world economic
                                  issues.
                                  6. Students will use the analytical
                                  skills commonly used in economics
                                  to analyze public policy issues in
                                  their community, state, and nation.
                                  7. Students will identify and analyze
                                  the conflicts that can result from
                                  differences between business
                                  interests and community interests.
                                  8. Students will examine and
                                  analyze the economic principles
                                  practiced in this country to
                                  determine their consistency with the
                                  democratic principles upon which
                                  our country is based.




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