Grade 11 TAKS Social Studies Topics

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					                     Grade 11 TAKS Social Studies Topics

    Dates                      People                    Court Cases & amendments
Quick reference             Quick reference                      Quick reference
1898                    Henry Cabot Lodge               Brown v. Board of Education;
1914-1918               Alfred Thayer Mahan             Reynolds v. Sims
1929                    Teddy Roosevelt                 16th
1941-1945               Susan B Anthony                 17th
1957                    W.E.B. DuBois                   19th
“Students               Robert LaFollette               24th
understand
                        Clarence Darrow                 26th
traditional
                        William Jennings Bryan
historical points
of reference in         Henry Ford
U.S. history            Charles Lindbergh
from 1877 to            Martin Luther King Jr
present”
                    1877-1898                                     1898-1920
US2 The student understands the *political,          US3 The student understand the
economic, and social changes in the US from          emergence of the US as a world power
1877 to 1898                                         between 1898 and 1920.
 Economic issues                                       Explain how the following helped to
    Industrialization,                              move the U.S. into the position of a
    The growth of railroads                         world power
    The growth of labor unions,                         Spanish-American War
    Farm issues                                         U.S expansionism
    The rise of big business;                           Henry Cabot Lodge
 Social issues such as                                   Alfred Thayer Mahan
    minorities,                                         Theodore Roosevelt
    child labor,
    growth of cities,                                    World War I:
    immigrants                                           Reasons for U.S. involvement in
    * political changes not tested on TAKS                WWI, including:
                                                            unrestricted submarine warfare
                    Immigration                             Major issues raised by U.S.
US10 The student understands the effects of
                                                              involvement in WWI
migration and immigration on American society.
                                                            Wilson’s 14 points
    Analyze the effects of changing
       demographic patterns resulting from                  Treaty of Versailles
       migration with the US
    Analyze the effects of changing
       demographic patterns resulting from
       immigration to the US
    Identify the effects of population growth
       and distribution and predict future effects
      on the physical environment                           Progressive Era
US21 The student understands how people from
                                                               1890-1920
various groups, including racial, ethnic, and      initiative
religious groups, adapt to life in the US and      referendum
contribute to our national identity                recall
                                                   passage of the 16th and 17th amendments
     Explain actions taken by people from
                                                   evaluate reform leaders:
        racial, ethnic, and religious groups to
        expand economic opportunities and                Susan B Anthony
        political rights in American society             W.E.B. DuBois
     Identify the political social, and                 Robert LaFollette
        economic contribution women to             The effects of physical and human
        American society                           geographic factors on major events
                                                    including the building of the Panama Canal


                                          1920s
    US5 The student understand significant individuals, events, and issues of the 1920s,
   Analyze cases and effects of significant issues such as
        Immigration
        The red Scare
        Prohibition
        The changing role of women
Evaluate the impact of significant individuals such as
     Clarence Darrow
     William Jennings Bryan
     Henry Ford
     Charles A. Lindbergh
US13 The student understands significant economic developments between WWI and
WWII.
     Analyze causes of economic growth and prosperity in the 1920s
Great Depression analyze the causes of, including
     the decline in worldwide trade,
     the stock market crash
     bank failures
     the effects on the US economy and government
New Deal
  Analyze how the various New Deal agencies and programs affected and continues to
affect the lives of US citizens
     Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
     The securities and exchange commission
     Social security
                World War II                                        Post WWII
Reasons for U.S. involvement in WWII, including:         Describe U.S. responses to Soviet
  a. the growth of dictatorships                         aggression after WWII, including
  b. the attack on Pearl Harbor                              The Truman doctrine
                                                             The Marshall plan
Major issues and events of WWII, such as                     The NATO
 a. fighting the war on multiple fronts                      The Berlin airlift
 b. the interment of Japanese Americans,
 c. Holocaust                                         Korea and Vietnam
 d. The battle of Midway                                  Analyze the conflicts
 e. Invasion of Normandy                                  Describe their domestic and
 f. The development of the atomic bomb                       international effects
 g. Harry Truman’s decision to use the atomic
     bomb                                             Describe the impact of the
                                                          GI bill
The economic effects of WWII on the home front,
                                                          The election of 1948
including
                                                          McCarthyism
           Rationing
                                                          Sputnik I
           Female employment
           The end of the Great Depression           Describe the dynamic relationship
                                                      between U.S. international trade
                                                      policies and the US free enterprise
                                                      system.
                                Civil rights movement
Trace the historical development of the civil rights movement in the 18, 19th, 20th centuries
including
     13th amendment
     14th amendment
     15th amendment
     19th amendment
     24th amendment
     26th amendment
     Martin Luther King Jr.
     Civil Rights Act of 1964
     Brown v. Board of Education (1954)
     Regents of the University of California v. Bakke (1978)
     Reynolds v. Sims (1964)
                             8th Grade Content Carryover
Objective 1: The student will demonstrate an understanding of issues and events in U.S.
history.

8.1C       Explain the significance of the following dates: 1776, 1787, and 1861–1865.
8.4B       Explain the roles played by significant individuals during the American
            Revolution, including Thomas Jefferson, and George Washington.
8.4C       Explain the issues surrounding the American Revolution, including declaring
            independence and the Articles of Confederation.
8.16C      Identify colonial grievances listed in the Declaration of Independence and
            explain how those grievances were addressed in the U.S. Constitution and the
            Bill of Rights.

Objective 2: The student will demonstrate an understanding of geographic influences on
historical issues and events.
None

Objective 3: The student will demonstrate an understanding of economic and social
influences on historical issues and events.
None

Objective 4: The student will demonstrate an understanding of political influences on
historical issues and events.

8.3A       Explain the reasons for the growth of representative government and
            institutions during the colonial period.
8.16A      Identify the influence of ideas from historic documents including the Magna
            Carta, the English Bill of Rights, the Declaration of Independence, and the
            Federalist Papers, on the U.S. system of government;
8.16D      Analyze how the U.S. Constitution reflects the principles of limited
            government, republicanism, checks and balances, federalism, separation of
            powers, popular sovereignty, and individual rights.
8.17B      Describe the impact of 19th-century amendments including the 13th, 14th,
            and 15th amendments on life in the United States.
8.18B      Describe historical conflicts arising over the issue of states’ rights, including
            the Nullification Crisis and the Civil War.
8.20A      Define and give examples of unalienable rights.
8.20B      Summarize rights guaranteed in the Bill of Rights.
8.22B      Describe the importance of free speech and press in a democratic society.

Objective 5: The student will use critical thinking skills to analyze social studies
information.
None
   World Geography and World History TEKS tested on 11th grade TAKS
Objective 1: The student will demonstrate an understanding of issues and events in U.S.
history.
None

Objective 2: The student will demonstrate an understanding of geographic influences on
historical issues and events.

WG1A          Analyze the effects of physical and human geographic patterns and
               processes on events in the past and describe their effects on present
               conditions, including significant physical features and environmental
               conditions that influenced migration patterns in the past and shaped the
WG1B           distribution of culture groups today (correlates with WH12B).
              Trace the spatial diffusion of a phenomenon and describe its effects on
               regions of contact such as the spread of bubonic plague or the diffusion
WG6A           and exchange of foods between the New and Old Worlds (correlates with
               WH11B).
              Observe patterns in the size and distribution of cities using maps, graphics,
               and other information (correlates with WH26C).
WG19A
      Correlates with World History TEKS for this Objective:
       Evaluate the significance of major technological innovations, including
WG20A    fire, steam power, diesel machinery, and electricity that have been used to
WG21C    modify the physical environment.
       Describe the impact of new technologies.
       Interpret maps to answer geographic questions, infer geographic
         relationships, and analyze geographic change.

Objective 3: The student will demonstrate an understanding of economic and social
influences on historical issues and events.

WG5B          Analyze political, economic, social, and demographic data to determine
               the level of development and standard of living in nations (correlates with
WG10C          WH14C).
              Compare the ways people satisfy their basic needs through the production
               of goods and services such as subsistence agriculture versus market-
               oriented agriculture or cottage industries versus commercial industries
               (correlates with WH14C).

Objective 4: The student will demonstrate an understanding of political influences on
historical issues and events.
None

Objective 5: The student will use critical thinking skills to analyze social studies
information.
WG8B         Compare ways that humans depend on, adapt to, and modify the physical
              environment using state, national, and international human activities in a
              variety of cultural and technological contexts (correlates with WH12B and
WG21C         WH12C).
             Interpret maps to answer geographic questions, infer geographic
              relationships, and analyze geographic change (correlates with WH11B and
              WH12C).
WG21A
          Correlates with World History TEKS for this Objective:
           Use historical, geographic, and statistical information from a variety of
             sources such as databases, field interviews, media services, and
             questionnaires to answer geographic questions and infer geographic
             relationships.

              World History TEKS tested on 11th grade TAKS

Objective 1: The student will demonstrate an understanding of issues and events in U.S.
history.
None

Objective 2: The student will demonstrate an understanding of geographic influences on
historical issues and events.

WH23A        Give examples of technological innovations that occurred at different
              periods in history and describe the changes produced by these discoveries
              and innovations (correlates with WG19A and WG20A).

          Correlates with World Geography TEKS for this Objective:
WH11B      Answer questions about geographic distributions and patterns in world
             history shown on maps, graphs, charts, models, and databases.
WH12B      Analyze the effects of physical and human geographic factors on major
             events in world history.
WH26C      Interpret visuals including graphs, charts, timelines, and maps.

Objective 3: The student will demonstrate an understanding of economic and social
influences on historical issues and events.

          Correlates with World Geography TEKS for this Objective:
WH1B       Identify changes that resulted from important turning points in world
             history such as the development of farming; the development of cities; the
             scientific and industrial revolutions; the political revolutions of the 18th,
             19th, and 20th centuries; and the world wars of the 20th century.
WH14C      Compare the relationships between and among contemporary countries
             with differing economic systems.
Objective 4: The student will demonstrate an understanding of political influences on
historical issues and events.
None

Objective 5: The student will use critical thinking skills to analyze social studies
information.

WH26C         Interpret visuals including graphs, charts, timelines, and maps (correlates
               with WG21C).

           Correlates with World Geography TEKS for this Objective:
WH11B       Answer questions about geographic distributions and patterns in world
              history shown on maps, graphs, charts, models, and databases.
WH12B       Analyze the effects of physical and human geographic factors on major
WH12C         events in world history.
            Interpret historical maps to identify and explain geographic factors that
              have influenced people and events in the past.