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TN.7.SEVENTH GRADE SOCIAL STUDIES - World History and Geography: The Middle Ages to the Exploration of the Americas

SEVENTH GRADE SOCIAL STUDIES - World History and Geography: The Middle Ages to the Exploration of the Americas
East Asia: 400-1500s CE
Overview: Students will analyze the geographic, political, economic, and cultural structures of China and Japan.
7.01. Identify and locate the geographical features of East Asia, including: China; Gobi Desert; Himalayan Mountains; Japan; Korean Peninsula; Pacific Ocean; Plateau of Tibet; Sea of Japan (East Sea); Yangtze River; Yellow River [G]
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7.02. Describe how the reunification of China prior to the Tang Dynasty helped spread Buddhist beliefs. [C, G, H, P]
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Byzantine Empire: 400-1500s CE
Overview: Students will analyze the geographic, political, economic, and cultural structures of the Byzantine Empire.
7.12. Identify the continuation of the Eastern Roman Empire as the Byzantine Empire, and describe the diffusion of Christianity and the Latin language. [C, G, H, P]
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Medieval Europe
 
7.14. Analyze the importance of regional geography and the location of Constantinople in maintaining European culture. [C, G, H]
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Southwest Asia and North Africa: 400-1500s CE
Overview: Students will analyze the geographic, political, economic, and cultural structures of Southwest Asia and North Africa.
7.20. Analyze the development of trade routes throughout Asia, Africa, and Europe and the expanding role of merchants. [C, E, G, H]
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Middle Ages in Western Europe: 400-1500s CE
Overview: Students will analyze the geographic, political, economic, and cultural structures of Europe during the Middle Ages.
7.27. Identify and locate geographical features of Europe, including: Alps; Atlantic Ocean; English Channel; Mediterranean Sea; Influence of the North Atlantic Drift; North European Plain; Ural Mountains [G]
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7.28. Describe the role of monasteries in the preservation of knowledge and spread of the Catholic Church beyond the Alps. [C, G, H, P]
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7.29. Explain how Charlemagne shaped and defined medieval Europe, including: his impact on feudalism, the creation of the Holy Roman Empire, and the establishment of Christianity as the religion of the Empire. [C, E, G, H, P]
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7.30. Describe the development of feudalism and manorialism, their role in the medieval European economy, and the way in which they were influenced by physical geography (i.e., the role of the manor and the growth of towns). [C, E, G, H, P]
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7.32. Describe how political relationships both fostered cooperation and led to conflict between the Papacy and European monarchs. [C, G, H, P]
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7.33. Analyze the impact of the Magna Carta, including: limiting the power of the monarch, the rule of law, and the right to trial by jury. [G, H, P]
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7.34. Analyze the causes, effects, and key people of the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Crusades, including: Pope Urban II, Saladin, and Richard I. [C, G, H, P]
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7.35. Explain how the Crusades impacted Christian, Muslim, and Jewish populations in Europe, with emphasis on the increasing contact with cultures outside Europe. [C, G, H]
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Early Modern Europe: 1400-1700s CE
Overview: Students will analyze the origins, accomplishments, and geographic diffusion of the Renaissance as well as the historical developments of the Protestant Reformation and Scientific Revolution.
The Renaissance
7.40. Explain how the location of the Italian Peninsula impacted the movement of resources, knowledge, and culture throughout Italy’s independent trade cities. [C, E, G, H, P]
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7.41. Identify the importance of Florence, Italy and the Medici Family in the early stages of the Renaissance. [C, E, G, H, P]
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7.42. Explain humanism, and describe how Thomas Aquinas’s writings influenced humanistic thought and fostered a balance between reason and faith. [C, H]
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7.43. Explain the development of Renaissance art, including the significance of: Leonardo da Vinci; Michelangelo; William Shakespeare; Systems of patronage [C, E, G, H]
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The Protestant Reformation
7.44. Analyze Johannes Gutenberg’s printing press and William Tyndale’s translation of the Bible into the English language as vehicles for the spread of books, growth of literacy, and dissemination of knowledge. [C, G, H]
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7.45. Explain the significant causes of the Protestant Reformation, including: the Catholic Church’s taxation policies, the selling of indulgences, and Martin Luther’s 95 Theses. [C, H, P]
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7.46. Analyze the development of the Protestant Reformation and the split with the Catholic Church, including: the emphasis on scripture alone, salvation by faith, and predestination. [C, H, P]
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7.48. Analyze how the Catholic Counter-Reformation emerged as a response to Protestantism and revitalized the Catholic Church, including the significance of: St. Ignatius of Loyola, the Jesuits, and the Council of Trent. [C, H]
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The Scientific Revolution
7.50. Compare and contrast heliocentric and geocentric theories of the Greeks (geocentric), Copernicus (heliocentric), and Kepler (elliptical orbits). [C, G]
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7.51. Examine Galileo Galilei’s theories and improvement of scientific tools, including the telescope and microscope. [C, G, H]
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7.52. Explain the significance of the following in regards to the Scientific Revolution: Sir Francis Bacon in establishing the scientific method and Sir Isaac Newton’s three Laws of Motion. [C, G, H]
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Indigenous Civilizations of the Americas: 400-1500s CE
Overview: Students will analyze the geographic, political, economic, and cultural structures of indigenous civilizations of the Americas.
7.57. Describe the social, economic, and political characteristics of the Maya, Aztec, and Incan civilizations, including: oral traditions, class structures, religious beliefs, slavery, and advancements (e.g., astronomy, mathematics, and calendar). [C, E, G, H,
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The Age of Exploration: 1400-1700s CE
Overview: Students will analyze the motivations for the movement of people from Europe to the Americas and the impact of exploration by Europeans.
7.59. Identify the significance of the voyages and routes of discovery of the following explorers by their sponsoring country: England: Henry Hudson; France: Jacques Cartier; Portugal: Vasco da Gama, Bartolomeu Dias; Spain: Christopher Columbus, Hernando de Sot
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7.61. Locate and identify French, Spanish, English, Portuguese, and Dutch colonies in the Americas, and explain how religion impacted the location of settlement by each country. [C, E, G, H, P]
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7.62. Describe how the Aztec and Inca empires were eventually defeated by Spanish Conquistadors (i.e., Hernan Cortes and Francisco Pizarro). [C, E, G, H, P]
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7.63. Locate and identify the European regions that remained Catholic and those that became Protestant and how that division affected the distribution of religions in the New World. [C, E, G, H, P]
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TN.SSP.Social Studies Practices

Social Studies Practices
SSP.01. Collect data and information from a variety of primary and secondary sources, including:
SSP.01.2. Graphic representations (e.g., maps, timelines, charts, photographs, artwork)
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SSP.01.3. Artifacts
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SSP.04. Construct and communicate arguments citing supporting evidence to:
SSP.04.1. Demonstrate and defend an understanding of ideas
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Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Ancient Rome
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Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Archaeology
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide European Exploration and Settlement
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Famous Treaties
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Medieval Europe
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide The Aztecs
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide The Cold War
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide The Incas
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide The Maya
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide The New Millennium
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide The Protestant Reformation
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide The Renaissance in Europe
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide The Scientific Revolution
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide The Vietnam War
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide World War I
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SSP.04.2. Compare and contrast viewpoints
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SSP.04.3. Illustrate cause and effect
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Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Environmental Changes
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Great Depression
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Great Migration
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Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Holocaust
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Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Moving Southward and Westward
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Reconstruction after the Civil War
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide The American Revolution
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide The Cold War
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide The Great Depression
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide The New Millennium
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide The Roaring Twenties
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Urbanization
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide World War I
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide World War I
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Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide World War II
 
SSP.05. Develop historical awareness by:
SSP.05.3. Evaluating how unique circumstances of time and place create context and contribute to action and reaction
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Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Archaeology
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Causes of the Civil War
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Class Systems
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Environmental Changes
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide European Exploration and Settlement
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Famous Treaties
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Great Depression
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Great Migration
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Harlem Renaissance
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Holocaust
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Industrial Revolution
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Medieval Europe
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Moving Southward and Westward
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Reconstruction after the Civil War
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide The American Revolution
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide The Aztecs
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide The Cold War
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide The Great Depression
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide The Incas
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide The Maya
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide The New Millennium
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide The Protestant Reformation
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide The Renaissance in Europe
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide The Roaring Twenties
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide The Scientific Revolution
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide The Vietnam War
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Urbanization
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide World War I
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide World War I
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide World War II
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide World War II
 
SSP.05.4. Identifying patterns of continuity and change over time, making connections to the present
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Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Ancient Greece
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Ancient Rome
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Ancient Trade Routes
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Archaeology
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide European Exploration and Settlement
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Famous Treaties
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Great Depression
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Medieval Europe
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide The Aztecs
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide The Cold War
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide The Incas
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide The Maya
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide The New Millennium
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide The Protestant Reformation
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide The Renaissance in Europe
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide The Scientific Revolution
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide The Vietnam War
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Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide World War I
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SSP.06. Develop a geographic awareness by:
SSP.06.1. Using the geographic perspective to determine relationships, patterns, and diffusion across space at multiple scales (e.g., local, national, global).
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SSP.06.2. Determining the use of diverse types of maps based on their origin, structure, context, and validity
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SSP.06.3. Analyzing locations, conditions, and connections of places and using maps to investigate spatial relationships
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SSP.06.4. Analyzing interaction between humans and the physical environment
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