- AP-8 Describe and evaluate the evolution of United States domestic and foreign policies, including: Cold War
- AP-11 Examine all of the wars of the twentieth century (i.e., World War I and II), including: causes, comparisons, consequences and peace efforts
- AP-15 Determine the economic consequences of personal and public decisions
- AP-17 Explain the United States role in the global economy and of the roles of trade, treaties, international organizations and comparative advantage in the global economy
- Common Core Social Studies – Reading Informational Text: Key Ideas and Details 11-12
- 1. Cite strong and thorough textual evidence to support analysis of what the text
says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text, including determining
where the text leaves matters uncertain.
- Common Core Social Studies – Writing: Text Types and Purposes 11-12
- 1. Write arguments to support claims in an analysis of substantive topics or texts,
using valid reasoning and relevant and sufficient evidence
- a. Introduce precise, knowledgeable claim(s), establish the significance of the
claim(s), distinguish the claim(s) from alternate or opposing claims, and
create an organization that logically sequences claim(s), counterclaims,
reasons, and evidence.
- b. Develop claim(s) and counterclaims fairly and thoroughly, supplying the
most relevant evidence for each while pointing out the strengths and
limitations of both in a manner that anticipates the audience’s knowledge
level, concerns, values, and possible biases.
- Common Core Social Studies – Writing: Production and Distribution of Writing 11-12
- 4. Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization,
and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience. (Grade-specific
expectations for writing types are defined in standards 1–3 above.)
- Common Core Social Studies – Speaking and Listening: Presentation of Knowledge and Ideas 11-12
- 4. Present information, findings, and supporting evidence, conveying a clear
and distinct perspective, such that listeners can follow the line of reasoning,
alternative or opposing perspectives are addressed, and the organization,
development, substance, and style are appropriate to purpose, audience, and a
range of formal and informal tasks.