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TN.AAH.AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY

AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY
African Americans during the Civil War and Reconstruction (1861-1890s)
Overview: Students will analyze the changing roles of African Americans during the Civil War and Reconstruction.
AAH.16. Describe the changing status of slaves, freed slaves, and free blacks during and after the Civil War. [C, E, G, H, P, T]
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AAH.19. Analyze the effects of Reconstruction on the legal, political, social, cultural, educational, and economic life of freedmen. [C, E, H, P, T]
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AAH.20. Assess the successes and failures of Reconstruction as they relate to African Americans. [C, H, P]
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African American Life after Emancipation through World War I (1890s-1920s)
Overview: Students will analyze the rise of Jim Crow laws, achievements of African Americans, the role African Americans played in military endeavors, and the life experiences of African Americans in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
AAH.21. Assess the economic and social impact of Jim Crow laws on African Americans. [C, E, H, T]
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AAH.22. Analyze the legal ramifications of segregation laws and court decisions (e.g., Plessy v. Ferguson) on American society. [C, P, T]
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AAH.23. Compare and contrast organized responses to Jim Crow laws (e.g., the Niagara Movement, the NAACP, the Urban League, the Atlanta compromise, the Farmers’ Alliance, Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters, and the anti-lynching crusade). [C, H, P, T]
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AAH.26. Describe the economic, cultural, political, and social impact of African American migration within and from the South (e.g., Exodusters, Benjamin “Pap” Singleton, First Great Migration). [C, E, G, H, T]
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The Modern Civil Rights Movement (1950s-1960s)
Overview: Students will analyze the successes and failures of the Civil Rights Movement in the U.S.
AAH.41. Describe various methods employed by African Americans to obtain civil rights. [C, E, H, P]
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AAH.43. Identify various organizations and their roles in the Civil Rights Movement (e.g., Black Panthers, Highlander Folk School, SNCC, etc.). [C, H, P, T]
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AAH.44. Identify legal victories of the Civil Rights Movement (e.g., Civil Rights Act of 1964, Voting Rights Act of 1965, 24th Amendment). [H, P]
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AAH.45. Assess the extent to which the Civil Rights Movement transformed American politics and society. [C, H, P]
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African American Issues in Contemporary Times (1970s-present)
Overview: Students will analyze the issues confronting African Americans during the contemporary era in the continued struggle for equality.
AAH.47. Identify and analyze how the changing political environment has impacted civil rights. [C, P]
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TN.AH.ANCIENT HISTORY

ANCIENT HISTORY
Human Origins and Early Civilizations: Prehistory to 1000 BCE
Overview: Students will examine the emergence of early civilizations and the social, geographic, and cultural aspects of ancient civilizations.
AH.05. Identify and locate early civilizations (e.g., China, Egypt, Indus River Valley, Mesopotamia), and explain why civilizations arose in those places. [G, H]
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AH.06. Compare and contrast the rise of early civilizations (e.g., China, Egypt, Indus River Valley, Mesopotamia) in terms of social, political, and economic development. [C, E, G, H, P]
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AH.08. Describe the origins and central features of Judaism and its distinctions from other early religious traditions: Key Person(s): Abraham, Moses; Sacred Texts: The Tanakh (Hebrew Bible); Basic Beliefs: monotheism, Ten Commandments, emphasis on individual wo
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Early Civilizations and the Rise of Religious Traditions: 1000 BCE-500 CE
Overview: Students will examine various early civilizations in terms of chronology, geography, social structures, government, economy, religion, and contributions to later civilizations.
AH.09. Describe the diffusion of Judaism, and analyze its religious, social, and legal contributions. [C, G, H, P]
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AH.11. Describe the characteristics of early civilizations in Persia, including the impact of Zoroastrianism. [C, E, G, H, P]
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AH.12. Describe the characteristics of early American civilizations, with emphasis on the Mayans and Olmecs, in terms of geography, society, economy, and religion. [C, E, G, H, P]
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AH.14. Describe the origins and central features of Buddhism: Key Person(s): Siddhartha Gautama (Buddha); Sacred Texts: Tripitaka; Basic Beliefs: Four Noble Truths, Eightfold Path, Nirvana [C, H, P]
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AH.16. Describe the characteristics of early civilizations in China, with emphasis on the development of an empire, the construction of the Great Wall, and the Han Dynasty. [C, E, G, H, P]
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AH.17. Compare and contrast the impact of eastern religions (e.g., Confucianism, Taoism) on cultural traditions and social relationships. [C, G, H]
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The Classical Civilizations of Greece and Rome: 1000-500 BCE
Overview: Students will examine Greece and Rome during the classical period in terms of chronology, geography, social structures, government, economy, religion, and contributions to society.
AH.20. Analyze the role geography played in the rise of Greek city-states, including their political and economic interactions. [C, E, G, H, P]
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AH.21. Describe early Greek society, with an emphasis on social classes, cultural traditions, and religious beliefs. [C, H]
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AH.22. Compare and contrast the city-states of Athens and Sparta, explaining social structures, the significance of citizenship, and rise of early democracy. [C, E, G, H, P]
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AH.23. Evaluate the significance of the Persian and Peloponnesian Wars. [C, E, G, H, P]
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AH.24. Explain the conquest of Greece by Macedonia and the formation and spread of Hellenistic culture by Alexander the Great. [C, G, H, P]
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AH.25. Identify the significant developments and contributions of Greece to the following: Architecture; Art/Drama; History; Language; Law; Literature/Poetry; Medicine; Philosophy; Religious institutions; Science; Technology [C, E, H, P]
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AH.26. Analyze the role and influence of geography on Roman economic, social, and political development. [C, E, G, H, P]
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AH.27. Explain the social and political structures of the Roman Republic, including: the role of slavery, significance of citizenship, and development of democratic features in the government. [C, E, H, P]
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AH.28. Explain the rise of the Roman military and impacts of its conquests on political affairs, the economy, social structures, and spread of Roman culture. [C, E, G, H, P]
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AH.29. Assess the roles of Julius and Augustus Caesar in the collapse of the Roman Republic and the rise of imperial monarchs. [C, H, P]
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AH.30. Explain the economic, social, and political impact of the Pax Romana. [C, E, H, P]
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AH.33. Identify the significant developments and contributions of Rome to the following: Architecture; Art/Drama; History; Language; Law; Literature/Poetry; Medicine; Philosophy; Religious institutions; Science; Technology [C, E, H, P]
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AH.34. Discuss the reasons for the decline and fall of the Western Roman Empire. [C, E, G, H, P]
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TN.CI.CONTEMPORARY ISSUES

CONTEMPORARY ISSUES
Geography
Overview: Students will see, understand, and appreciate the web of relationships between people, places, and environments using the knowledge, skills, and concepts within the five themes of geography.
CI.01. Explain the five themes of geography (i.e., location, place, human environment and interaction, movement, region). [G]
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CI.02. Locate world regions, and explain how location affects events (e.g., climate, place, resources, globalization, urbanization, cultural diffusion, etc.). [G, H]
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History
Overview: Students will explore contemporary and historical issues from a global perspective.
CI.08. Analyze how causal factors (e.g., cultural differences, boundary disputes, imperialism, and religious conflicts) fostered past and current conflicts. [C, G, H, P]
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CI.09. Analyze the causes and effects of extremism, and identify the historical roots of terrorist attacks (e.g., PLO, IRA, Al-Qaeda, Taliban, ISIS, the Black Hand, KKK, etc.). [C, H, P]
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CI.10. Describe the relationship and causal factors between historic events and contemporary issues (e.g., 2011 Japanese earthquake, Chernobyl, Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Great Chicago Fire, world epidemics). [C, H]
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CI.11. Analyze the lasting impact of history on contemporary issues (e.g., Treaty of Versailles, Cold War, ethnic cleansing, urbanization, human rights, immigration, modern medicine, etc.). [C, H, P]
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Politics
Overview: Students will analyze and explain how the U.S. government interacts with its citizens and the global community.
CI.13. Compare and contrast American civil liberties and protections, as defined by the Bill of Rights, to those of other nations. [C, G, H, P]
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CI.14. Examine factors that influence elections, such as political ideologies, media technologies, social media, societal movements, and other factors. [C, H, P]
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CI.17. Analyze the political implications of terrorism for American public policy. [C, P]
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Culture
Overview: Students will explore the similarities and differences among people, including their beliefs, values, and traditions.
CI.25. Analyze changes in global relationships in the post-9/11 world. [C, G, H, P]
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TN.E.ECONOMICS

ECONOMICS
Scarcity and Economic Reasoning
Overview: Students will explore how limited resources restrict the goods and services that people may want and how consumers must choose some things and give up others. Students will consider systems and means created to meet and manage the issues of scar
E.01. Explain how consumers and producers confront the condition of scarcity by making choices that involve opportunity costs and tradeoffs. [E]
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E.02. Define land, labor, capital, and entrepreneurship, and explain why they are necessary for the production of goods and services. [E, G]
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E.03. Explain reasons for voluntary exchange, including positive and negative incentives. [E]
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E.04. Describe the basic characteristics and explain the functions of money, including its role as a medium of exchange, store of value, and unit of account. [E]
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E.05. Compare and contrast how the various modern economic systems (i.e., market, command, mixed) attempt to answer the following questions: What to produce? How to produce it? To produce it for whom? [C, E, P]
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E.06. Use a production possibilities curve to explain the concepts of: Choice; Growth; Opportunity cost; Productivity; Scarcity; Tradeoffs; Unemployment [E]
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Supply and Demand
Overview: Students will understand the role that supply and demand, prices, and profits play in determining production and distribution in a free-market economy.
E.09. Define supply and demand, provide relevant examples, and consider ceteris paribus (i.e., all things being equal). [E]
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E.11. Use concepts of price elasticity of demand and supply to explain and predict changes in quantity as prices fluctuate. [E]
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E.14. Describe causes of shortages and surpluses. [E, G, H]
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E.15. Analyze effects of shortages and surpluses on supply and demand. [E, G, H]
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Market Structures
Overview: Students will understand the organization and role of business firms and analyze the various types of market structures in a market economy.
E.16. Compare and contrast the following forms of business organization: sole proprietorship, partnership, and corporation. [E]
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E.17. Explain the function of profit in a market economy as an incentive for entrepreneurs to accept the risks of business failure. [E]
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E.18. Define stock, and describe the connections between capital, stock markets, banks, and the economy. [E, P]
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E.20. Summarize the role and historical impact of economic institutions (such as labor unions, multinationals, and nonprofit organizations) within market economies. [E, H]
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The Role of Government
Overview: Students will analyze perspectives on the roles of government in a market economy and explore means of financing and influencing the economy.
E.29. Describe methods of revenue (e.g., taxes and bonds) for governments, and explain ways that they allocate funds. [E, P]
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E.31. Define progressive, proportional, and regressive taxation, and discuss how federal, state, and local governments utilize them. [E, P, T]
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E.38. Analyze how governments intend to incentivize entrepreneurs through policies (e.g., tax, regulatory, education, research support policies, patents, and copyrights). [E, H, P]
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National Economic Performance
Overview: Students will understand how various models and instruments describe economic performance.
E.42. Explain the role of banks and other financial institutions in the U.S. economy. [E, P]
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TN.GC.UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT AND CIVICS

UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT AND CIVICS
Civil Liberties
Overview: Students will identify various liberties that are ensured through the Constitution and analyze court cases that have impacted the ways our liberties are protected.
GC.23. Evaluate the Supreme Court’s interpretations of the freedoms articulated in the 1st Amendment, including: Schenck v. United States; Engel v. Vitale; Tinker v. Des Moines; Lemon v. Kurtzman; New York Times v. United States; Miller v. California; Texas v. J
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TN.P.PSYCHOLOGY

PSYCHOLOGY
Biopsychology Domain: Social Interactions
Overview: Students will explore social cognition, social influence, and social relations.
P.40. Examine the nature and effects of stereotyping, prejudice, and discrimination.
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TN.SSP.Social Studies Practices

Social Studies Practices
SSP.03. Synthesize data from a variety of sources in order to:
SSP.03.3. Frame appropriate questions for further investigation
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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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SSP.04.2. Compare and contrast viewpoints
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SSP.04.3. Illustrate cause and effect
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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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SSP.05.4. Identifying patterns of continuity and change over time, making connections to the present
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SSP.06. Develop geographic awareness by:
SSP.06.5. Analyzing interaction between humans and the physical environment
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TN.TN.TENNESSEE HISTORY

TENNESSEE HISTORY
Tennessee during Reconstruction (1865-1880)
Overview: Students will analyze the impact of Reconstruction on Tennessee, including: the effects on the population, rise of the Ku Klux Klan, efforts of the Freedmen’s Bureau, and writing of a new state constitution.
TN.35. Explain the development and efforts of the Freedmen’s Bureau schools, including Fisk University. [C, H, T]
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TN.38. Identify exodusters (e.g., Benjamin “Pap” Singleton), and describe their experiences. [C, E, G, H, T]
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Tennessee in Modern Times (1945-present)
Overview: Students will learn about Tennessee in modern times, including: the significance of Tennesseans, key economic and social developments of Tennessee, and Tennessee’s entertainment and business industry.
TN.58. Describe the purpose of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s presence in Memphis, the circumstances leading to his assassination, and the significance of the placement of the National Civil Rights Museum at the Lorraine Motel. [C, G, H, P, T]
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TN.US.UNITED STATES HISTORY AND GEOGRAPHY - Post-Reconstruction to the Present

UNITED STATES HISTORY AND GEOGRAPHY - Post-Reconstruction to the Present
The Rise of Industrialization (1877-1900)
Overview: Students will analyze the transformation of the American economy and the changing social and political conditions in the U.S. in response to the rise of industrialization, large scale rural-to-urban migration, and mass immigration from Southern
US.03. Explain the impact of the Compromise of 1877, including: Jim Crow laws, lynching, disenfranchisement methods, the efforts of Benjamin “Pap” Singleton and the Exodusters, and the Plessy v. Ferguson decision. (T.C.A. § 49-6-1006) [C, G, H, P, T, TCA]
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US.05. Describe the changes in American life that resulted from the inventions and innovations of business leaders and entrepreneurs of the period, including the significance of: Alexander Graham Bell; Henry Bessemer; Andrew Carnegie; Thomas Edison; J.P. Morgan;
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The Progressive Era (1890-1920)
Overview: Students will analyze the changing national landscape, including the growth of cities and the demand for political, economic, and social reforms, during the early 20th century.
US.11. Explain the rise of the labor movement, union tactics (e.g., strikes), the role of leaders (e.g., Eugene Debs and Samuel Gompers), the unjust use of prison labor (e.g., Coal Creek labor saga), and the responses of management and government. [C, E, H, P, T
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US.15. Analyze the goals and achievements of the Progressive movement, including: Adoption of the initiative, referendum, and recall; Adoption of the primary system; 16th Amendment; 17th Amendment; 18th Amendment [E, H, P]
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Imperialism and World War I (1890-1920)
Overview: Students will trace the rise of the U.S. as a world power during the 20th century and examine the country’s role in World War I.
US.20. Compare and contrast the arguments of interventionists and non-interventionists of the period. [E, H, P]
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US.21. Describe the causes of the Spanish-American War and the outcomes of American imperialism, including: Annexation of Hawaii; Philippine Insurrection; Roosevelt Corollary; Panama Canal; Access to Cuba [E, G, H, P]
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US.22. Compare and contrast President Theodore Roosevelt’s Big Stick diplomacy, President William Howard Taft’s Dollar Diplomacy, and President Woodrow Wilson’s Moral Diplomacy. [E, H, P]
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US.23. Explain the causes of World War I and the reasons for the initial declaration of U.S. neutrality. [C, E, G, H, P]
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US.24. Explain the reasons for American entry into World War I, including: the use of unrestricted submarine warfare, the Zimmerman Telegram, the defense of democracy, and economic motivations. [E, G, H, P]
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US.25. Identify and explain the impact of the following on World War I (T.C.A. § 49-6-1006): Trench warfare; Use of new weapons and technology; Harlem Hell Fighters; Herbert Hoover; John J. Pershing; Alvin C. York [C, G, H, T, TCA]
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US.26. Analyze the political, economic, and social ramifications of World War I on the home front, including: Role played by women and minorities; Voluntary rationing; Committee on Public Information; Opposition by conscientious objectors; Schenck v. United Stat
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US.27. Analyze the significance of President Woodrow Wilson’s Fourteen Points, the causes and effects of the U.S. rejection of the League of Nations, and the subsequent impact on world politics. [H, P]
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The 1920s (1920-1929)
Overview: Students will describe how the battle between traditionalism and modernism manifested in the major historical trends and events post-World War I.
US.29. Describe the growth and effects that radio and movies played in the emergence of popular culture as epitomized by celebrities such as Charlie Chaplin, Charles Lindbergh, and Babe Ruth. [C, H]
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US.30. Examine the growth and popularity of country and blues music, including the rise of: the Grand Ole Opry, W.C. Handy, and Bessie Smith. (T.C.A. § 49-6-1006) [C, H, T, TCA]
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US.34. Describe changes in the social and economic status of women during this era, including: flappers, birth control, clerical and office jobs, and the rise of women’s colleges. [C, E, H]
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US.37. Describe the impacts of Prohibition on American society, including: the rise of organized crime, bootlegging, and speakeasies. [C, E, H, P]
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The Great Depression and New Deal (1929-1941)
Overview: Students will analyze the causes and effects of the Great Depression and how the New Deal fundamentally changed the role of the U.S. federal government.
US.39. Analyze the causes of the Great Depression, including: Bank failures; Buying on margin; Crash of the stock market; Excess consumerism; High tariffs; Laissez-faire politics; Overextension of credit; Overproduction in agriculture and manufacturing; Rising u
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US.41. Describe the impact of the Great Depression on the American people, including: mass unemployment, migration, and Hoovervilles. [C, E, G, H]
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US.42. Describe the steps taken by President Herbert Hoover to address the depression, including his: philosophy of “Rugged Individualism”, public works projects, the Reconstruction Finance Corporation, and response to the “Bonus Army”. [C, E, H, P, T]
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US.43. Analyze the impact of the relief, recovery, and reform efforts of President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s New Deal programs, including: Agricultural Adjustment Act; Civilian Conservation Corps; Fair Labor Standards Act; Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation; Na
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World War II (1936-1945)
Overview: Students will analyze the U.S. path to and participation in World War II and examine the implications for the nation at home and abroad.
US.48. Explain the reasons for American entry into World War II, including the attack on Pearl Harbor. [G, H, P, T]
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US.50. Explain the role of geographic and military factors on the outcomes of battles in the Pacific and European theaters of war, including the Battles of Midway, Iwo Jima, Okinawa, and D-Day. [G, H, P]
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US.56. Describe the Manhattan Project, and explain the rationale for using the atomic bomb to end the war. [H, P, T]
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Cold War (1947-1991)
Overview: Students will analyze the response of the U.S. to communism after World War II.
US.59. Describe the competition between the U.S. and the Soviet Union in arms development, economic dominance, and ideology, including the roles of NATO, SEATO, and the Warsaw Pact. [E, G, H, P]
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US.60. Explain the Cold War policies of containment and the Truman Doctrine, Marshall Plan, and Berlin Airlift. [E, G, H, P]
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US.63. Explain Cold War policies during President Dwight D. Eisenhower’s administration, including brinksmanship and “peaceful coexistence”. [C, E, H, P]
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US.65. Describe the relationship between Cuba and the U.S., including the Bay of Pigs Invasion and Cuban Missile Crisis. [E, G, H, P]
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US.66. Describe the causes, course, and consequences of the Vietnam War, including: Geneva Accords; Gulf of Tonkin Resolution; Tet Offensive; Vietnamization; Ho Chi Minh; Bombing of Cambodia; Napalm and Agent Orange [C, E, G, H, P]
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US.67. Compare the policies and practices of Presidents John F. Kennedy, Lyndon Johnson, and Richard Nixon and their impacts on the continuation of the Vietnam War. [C, H, P]
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US.69. Describe the competition between the U.S. and Soviet Union for superiority in space. [C, E, G, H, P]
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A Nation in Transition (1950s-1963)
Overview: Students will examine American cultural, economic, political, and societal developments following World War II.
US.73. Describe domestic developments during President Dwight D. Eisenhower’s administration, including advances in medicine and the creation of the Interstate Highway System. [C, E, G, H, P, T]
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US.77. Describe President John F. Kennedy’s New Frontier programs to improve education, end racial discrimination, create the Peace Corps, and put a man on the moon. [C, E, G, H, P]
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Civil Rights Movement (1950s-1960s)
Overview: Students will examine the origins, goals, key events, and accomplishments of the Civil Rights Movement in the U.S. (T.C.A. § 49-6-1006)
US.79. Examine the roles and actions of civil rights advocates (e.g., Malcolm X, Thurgood Marshall, Rosa Parks) and opponents (e.g., Bull Connor, Orval Faubus, Strom Thurmond) and how they coincided with, confronted, and challenged each other. (T.C.A. § 49-6-100
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US.80. Describe the significant events in the struggle to secure civil rights for African Americans, including: (T.C.A. § 49-6-1006) Montgomery Bus Boycott; Integration of Clinton High School in Clinton, TN; Integration of Central High School in Little Rock, AR;
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US.81. Analyze civil and voting rights legislation, including: the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Voting Rights Act of 1965, the Civil Rights Act of 1968 (e.g., Fair Housing Act), and the 24th Amendment. (T.C.A. § 49-6- 1006) [C, E, H, P, TCA]
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The Modern United States (1960s-present)
Overview: Students will examine important events and trends from the 1960s to the present.
US.92. Describe the impact of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, including: the response of President George W. Bush, wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, and continued efforts to combat terrorism globally. [C, G, H, P]
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TN.W.WORLD HISTORY AND GEOGRAPHY

WORLD HISTORY AND GEOGRAPHY
World War I through the Depression (1910s-1930s)
Overview: Students will analyze the causes and course of World War I, the military, economic, and political effects of the war, and the causes and consequences of the global depression of the 1930s.
W.29. Explain how tensions between nations and states contributed to regional conflicts of the era. [C, E, G, H, P]
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W.30. Explain how the rise of militarism, alliances, imperialistic rivalries, and growing nationalism led to the outbreak of World War I. [C, E, G, H, P]
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W.31. Describe how trench warfare, the resulting stalemate, war of attrition, and advances in weaponry (e.g., chemical weapons, machine guns, submarines, tanks) affected the course and outcome of World War I. [C, E, G, H, P]
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W.32. Analyze the importance of geographic factors in military decision-making, and determine the principal theaters and significance of major battles in World War I (e.g., Battles of the Marne, Verdun, the Somme, etc.). [G, H, P]
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W.33. Explain how the entrance of the United States and the exit of Russia affected the course and outcome of World War I. [C, G, H, P]
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W.35. Describe the effects of World War I, including the significance of: Armenian Genocide; Collapse of major empires; Economic losses; Environmental changes; Loss of human life; Movement of populations; Spread of disease [C, E, G, H, P]
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W.36. Compare the goals of leading nations (i.e., U.S., France, Great Britain, Italy, and Japan) at the Paris Peace Conference with the outcomes of the Treaty of Versailles and its impact on Germany. [C, E, G, H, P]
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W.37. Analyze the shifts in geopolitical boundaries post-World War I resulting from the Treaty of Versailles and the League of Nations mandate system. [E, G, H, P]
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W.38. Determine the causes and consequences of the Bolshevik Revolution and Russian Civil War. [C, E, G, H, P]
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W.39. Analyze the cultural, economic, and intellectual trends of the 1920s. [C, E, H, T]
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Rise of Totalitarianism and World War II (1930s-1945)
Overview: Students will analyze the rise of fascism and totalitarianism after World War I, the causes and course of World War II, and the military, economic, and political effects of the war.
W.43. Analyze the role of geographic features and natural resources in increasing tensions prior to and during World War II. [E, G, H, P]
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W.45. Explain the role of military alliances, appeasement, isolationism, and the domestic distractions in Europe and the U.S. prior to the outbreak of World War II. [C, E, G, H, P]
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W.47. Describe the geography and outcomes of major battles and turning points of World War II in both the European and Pacific theaters, including: Battle of Britain; Battle of Midway; Battle of Stalingrad; Battle of Normandy; Battle of the Bulge [G, H, P]
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W.48. Describe the roles of leaders during World War II, including the significance of: Winston Churchill; Adolf Hitler; Benito Mussolini; President Franklin D. Roosevelt; Joseph Stalin; Hideki Tojo; President Harry S. Truman [H, P]
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W.52. Describe the development of atomic bombs, and evaluate both the decisions to use them and the impact of their use. [C, G, H, P, T]
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W.53. Describe the cultural, economic, geographic, and political effects of World War II, including: Casualties of the war (military and civilian); Changes to geopolitical boundaries; Creation of the United Nations; Destruction of cultural heritage; Division of
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W.54. Summarize the nature of reconstruction in Europe after 1945, including both the economic and political purposes of the Marshall Plan. [C, E, G, H, P]
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W.56. Describe the economic and military power shift at the end of World War II, such as Soviet control over Eastern Europe and the economic recoveries of Germany and Japan. [C, E, G, H, P]
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Cold War (1945-1991)
Overview: Students will analyze events and changes that resulted from the post-World War II rivalry between communist and democratic governments.
W.58. Describe the characteristics of the Cold War, and explain reasons for the rising tensions between the Soviet Union and former Allied powers. [C, E, G, H, P]
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W.59. Summarize the functions of the Warsaw Pact and NATO, including their roles in organizing post-war Europe. [G, H, P]
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W.60. Describe methods of Soviet control in Eastern Europe and the role of Berlin as a focal point in escalating Cold War tensions. [C, E, G, H, P]
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W.63. Describe the competition in Asia between the Soviet Union and U.S., including the wars in Korea and Vietnam as examples of proxy wars. [C, E, G, H, P]
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Understanding the Contemporary World (1980s- present)
Overview: Students will analyze the major developments and globalization in the world since the end of the Cold War.
W.84. Identify examples of supranational organizations, and discuss the benefits and drawbacks of membership. [C, E, G, H, P]
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W.88. Describe governing ideologies, conflicts among nations (e.g., Persian Gulf War), and popular religious or democratic movements in the Middle East/North Africa. [C, G, H, P]
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W.89. Analyze the causes and consequences of terrorism and international efforts to counteract it. [C, E, G, H, P, T]
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TN.WG.WORLD GEOGRAPHY

WORLD GEOGRAPHY
Geographic Skills and Tools
Overview: Students will learn foundational geographic concepts, including how to use maps, globes, and geospatial technologies, and utilize their geographic content knowledge within the study of world regions and processes. These standards are meant to be
WG.02. Synthesize geographic information from a variety of sources to analyze both human and physical processes in the world's regions, countries, and cities. [G]
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Physical Process, Natural Resources, and the Environment
Overview: Students will examine the concepts and elements of physical geography, how physical processes have shaped the Earth’s surface, and how the presence of natural resources (or lack thereof) influences the distribution of human populations and activ
WG.14. Describe how unique weather patterns impact geography and population distribution of a region (e.g., drought, earthquakes, floods, hurricanes, tornadoes). [C, G, H]
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WG.15. Describe how societies modify and adapt to the environment, and explain how technology impacts the ability to do so. [C, G, H]
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WG.16. Analyze how people interact with and modify the environment to satisfy basic needs and solve challenges (e.g., access to fresh water, energy resources, irrigation, transportation, type of housing). [C, E, G, H]
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WG.17. Explain how humans are affected by and depend on the physical environment and its resources. [G, H]
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WG.18. Analyze the distribution of natural resources, how they have impacted the economies of various world regions, and their connections to global trade. [E, G, H]
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WG.19. Identify examples of scarcity in and around specific world regions. [E, G]
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Cultural Geography
Overview: Students will study culture from a geographic perspective by identifying the predominant culture traits that shape the cultural landscape in each major world region. Students will then will use this knowledge to make comparisons between regions
WG.22. Locate, describe, and compare major cultural characteristics in the regions of North, Central, and South America. [C, G, H, P]
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Political Geography
Overview: Students will analyze the political divisions of the Earth’s surface as well as differentiate between the types of political divisions and how those divisions create opportunities for conflict and cooperation among people.
WG.34. Define, give examples, and evaluate supranational organizations and their roles (e.g., the United Nations, European Union, NATO, etc.). [E, G, H, P]
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Economic Development and Interdependence
Overview: Students will examine global patterns of economic development, the impact of physical geographic features on global patterns, and patterns of economic interdependence between countries and regions.
WG.47. Analyze the global patterns and networks of economic interdependence (e.g., dependence on resources, use of low cost labor, the new international division of labor, etc.). [E, G]
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