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Three-Unit Course Overview


  • Social Studies > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12


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SOC.11.US.11.2.1: History-Social Science

Know the effects of industrialization on living and working conditions, including the portrayal of working conditions and food safety in Upton Sinclair's The Jungle.

SOC.11.US.11.2.4: History-Social Science

Analyze the effect of urban political machines and responses to them by immigrants and middle-class reformers.

SOC.11.US.11.2.5: History-Social Science

Discuss corporate mergers that produced trusts and cartels and the economic and political policies of industrial leaders.

SOC.11.US.11.2.7: History-Social Science

Analyze the similarities and differences between the ideologies of Social Darwinism and Social Gospel (e.g., using biographies of William Graham Sumner, Billy Sunday, Dwight L. Moody).

SOC.11.US.11.2.8: History-Social Science

Examine the effect of political programs and activities of Populists.

SOC.11.US.11.4.1: History-Social Science

List the purpose and the effects of the Open Door policy.

SOC.11.US.11.4.2: History-Social Science

Describe the Spanish-American War and U.S. expansion in the South Pacific.

SOC.11.US.11.4.3: History-Social Science

Discuss America's role in the Panama Revolution and the building of the Panama Canal.

SOC.11.US.11.4.4: History-Social Science

Explain Theodore Roosevelt's Big Stick diplomacy, William Taft's Dollar Diplomacy, and Woodrow Wilson's Moral Diplomacy, drawing on relevant speeches.

SOC.11.US.11.4.5: History-Social Science

Analyze the political, economic, and social ramifications of World War I on the home front.

SOC.11.US.11.4.6: History-Social Science

Trace the declining role of Great Britain and the expanding role of the United States in world affairs after World War II.

SOC.11.US.11.5.2: History-Social Science

Analyze the international and domestic events, interests, and philosophies that prompted attacks on civil liberties, including the Palmer Raids, Marcus Garvey's "back-to-Africa" movement, the Ku Klux Klan, and immigration quotas and the responses of organizations such as the American Civil Liberties Union, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, and the Anti-Defamation League to those attacks.

SOC.11.US.11.5.3: History-Social Science

Examine the passage of the Eighteenth Amendment to the Constitution and the Volstead Act (Prohibition).

SOC.11.US.11.5.4: History-Social Science

Analyze the passage of the Nineteenth Amendment and the changing role of women in society.

SOC.11.US.11.6.2: History-Social Science

Understand the explanations of the principal causes of the Great Depression and the steps taken by the Federal Reserve, Congress, and Presidents Herbert Hoover and Franklin Delano Roosevelt to combat the economic crisis.

SOC.11.US.11.6.4: History-Social Science

Analyze the effects of and the controversies arising from New Deal economic policies and the expanded role of the federal government in society and the economy since the 1930s (e.g., Works Progress Administration, Social Security, National Labor Relations Board, farm programs, regional development policies, and energy development projects such as the Tennessee Valley Authority, California Central Valley Project, and Bonneville Dam).

SOC.11.US.11.8.2: History-Social Science

Describe the significance of Mexican immigration and its relationship to the agricultural economy, especially in California.

SOC.11.US.11.10.2: History-Social Science

Examine and analyze the key events, policies, and court cases in the evolution of civil rights, including Dred Scott v. Sandford, Plessy v. Ferguson, Brown v. Board of Education, Regents of the University of California v. Bakke, and California Proposition 209.

SOC.11.US.11.10.4: History-Social Science

Examine the roles of civil rights advocates (e.g., A. Philip Randolph, Martin Luther King, Jr., Malcom X, Thurgood Marshall, James Farmer, Rosa Parks), including the significance of Martin Luther King, Jr.'s "Letter from Birmingham Jail" and "I Have a Dream" speech.

SOC.11.US.11.10.5: History-Social Science

Discuss the diffusion of the civil rights movement of African Americans from the churches of the rural South and the urban North, including the resistance to racial desegregation in Little Rock and Birmingham, and how the advances influenced the agendas, strategies, and effectiveness of the quests of American Indians, Asian Americans, and Hispanic Americans for civil rights and equal opportunities.

SOC.11.US.11.10.6: History-Social Science

Analyze the passage and effects of civil rights and voting rights legislation (e.g., 1964 Civil Rights Act, Voting Rights Act of 1965) and the Twenty-Fourth Amendment, with an emphasis on equality of access to education and to the political process.

SOC.11.US.11.10.7: History-Social Science

Analyze the women's rights movement from the era of Elizabeth Stanton and Susan Anthony and the passage of the Nineteenth Amendment to the movement launched in the 1960s, including differing perspectives on the roles of women.

SOC.11.US.11.11.1: History-Social Science

Discuss the reasons for the nation's changing immigration policy, with emphasis on how the Immigration Act of 1965 and successor acts have transformed American society.

SOC.11.US.11.11.3: History-Social Science

Describe the changing roles of women in society as reflected in the entry of more women into the labor force and the changing family structure.

SOC.11.US.11.11.4: History-Social Science

Explain the constitutional crisis originating from the Watergate scandal.

SOC.11.US.11.11.6: History-Social Science

Analyze the persistence of poverty and how different analyses of this issue influence welfare reform, health insurance reform, and other social policies.
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Reviewer Comments:

A useful resource for studying Chinese History. This resource is an interactive timeline that covers Chinese History from mythological times to present day. The timeline itself has key facts about each event, and also includes links to Wikipedia articles for further research. The timeline is very long and you can zoom in as needed to focus on a particular time period. The timeline could be used to supplement a teacher lecture or as a reference for students to either complete a worksheet or conduct research.

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