World History

 
     Content standard:
1.1      Historical evidence
 
          Competency standard:
1.1.1        Identify and evaluate the importance of historical evidence from pre-historic, classical, middle and modern periods
·        Architectural
***prehistoric period - caves, megaliths, etc.
      ***classical period – pyramids, ziggurats, temples, historic districts
            of Rome, Greece, etc
      ***middle period – castles, towns, churches, etc.
      ***modern period – monuments , memorials (ex. Taj Mahal, 
            Hiroshima ground zero etc)
 
·        Documents
***prehistoric – cave paintings
***classical – Code of Hammurabi, Justinian Code, etc.
***middle – Magna Carta etc.
***modern – 95 Theses, Declaration of the Rights of Man,
     Communist Manifesto, Constitution of United States etc.
 
·        Artifacts
***prehistoric – cave paintings, iron weapons, tools, etc.
***classical – hieroglyphics, Rosetta Stone, statues, pottery, etc.
***middle - armor, advanced weapons, navigational tools, etc
***modern – machines, weapons of mass destruction, etc
 
 
 
    Content Standard:
2.1        Important individuals
 
Competency standards:
     2.1.1   Evaluate the contributions and importance of individuals who have
               influenced world history
·        Political and military leaders
 ***early and classical – Pericles, Roman Emperors, Egyptian
        pharaohs, Hammurabi, Alexander the Great, etc,
   ***middle - Charlemagne, William the Conqueror, Joan of Arc,
         leaders of African, Asian, American empires, etc.
 ***modern – Napoleon Bonaparte, Peter the Great, Henry VIII,
        Elizabeth I, Otto von Bismarck, Winston Churchill, Adolph Hitler,
       Mao Zedong, Joseph Stalin, Nelson Mandela, Saddam Hussein,  
       etc.
 
·        Reformers and innovators
 ***early and classical – Jesus Christ, Mohammed, Greek philosophers,
       Archimedes, etc.
***middle – Marco Polo, Christopher Columbus, Copernicus, Roman
     Catholic Church, etc.
***modern – Johan Gutenberg, Martin Luther, Ignatius of Loyola,
     Galileo, Charles Darwin, Isaac Newton, Marie Curie, James Watt,
     Sigmund Freud, Karl Marx, Mohandas Gandhi, Nelson Mandela, etc.
 
 
 
 
     Content Standard:
     3.1 Continuity and change
 
         Competency standards:
3.1.1        Evaluate how continuity and change has impacted commerce and industry
               ***early and classical - hunting and agricultural societies, trade
               ***middle – guild system, banks, manorial system, etc.
               ***modern – mercantilism, Industrial Revolution, international trade, etc.
3.1.2        Evaluate how continuity and change has impacted invention and innovation
***early and classical – calendar, alphabet, tools and weapons, etc.
***middle – armor, navigational tools, etc.
***modern – factory system, farm machines, communication devices,
     weapons of mass destruction, methods of transportation, nuclear proliferation, etc.
3.1.3        Analyze how continuity and change have affected settlement pattern
***early and classical – family, village, city state, etc.
***middle – towns, cities, nation-states
***modern – urban areas, suburbs, megapolis, etc.
3.1.4        Analyze how continuity and change impacted religion and philosophical beliefs
***early and classical –ancestor worship, polytheism, monotheism,
     Christianity, Hinduism, etc
***middle – humanism, individualism, etc
***modern - atheism, communism, etc.
3.1.5        Analyze how continuity and change has impacted politics and government
                     ***early and classical empires –
                           Europe – monarchy, democracy, republic, etc.
                           Asia – monarchy, etc
                           Africa –tribal government, monarchy, etc
                           Americas – monarchy, etc
                    ***middle –
                          Europe – impact of Roman Catholic Church, feudal system, nation-states, etc
                          Asia – shogun, feudalism, etc.
                          Africa – colonialism, etc
                          Americas – colonialism, etc
                    ***modern- democracy, limited monarchy, communism, isolation v. non-isolation,
                          world organizations, European Community etc.
3.1.6        Analyze how continuity and change has impacted roles of women
***early, classical and middle – political, social, economic rights, etc.
***modern – voting rights, women in business, political leadership, social rights, etc
          
      
      
 
     Content Standard:
     4.1   Conflict and cooperation
 
          Competency standards
4.1.1        Evaluate how conflict and cooperation has impacted domestic stability in world
History
            ***early and classical – invasions, racial and ethnic relations, immigration and
                  migration, etc
           ***middle – bubonic plague, church schism, feudal wars, etc
                      ***modern – African slavery, Irish potato famine, Holocaust, genocide,
                            Reformation, etc
4.1.2        Analyze conflict and cooperation in labor relations
***early and classical – slavery, etc
***middle – feudalism, guild system, slavery, etc
                       ***modern – factory system, labor movement, etc.
4.1.3        Analyze conflict and cooperation in racial and ethnic relations
***early and classical – treatment of non-citizens, etc
 ***middle – unequal treaties, languages imposed on conquered people, etc.
***modern – apartheid in South Africa, Kurds in Turkey and Iraq, Arabs in Israel, 
     Catholics in Northern Ireland, etc.
4.1.4        Evaluate how conflict and cooperation impacted immigration and migration
***early and classical – nomadic societies, etc.
***middle – city-states, nation-states and imperialism, Nordic people enter southern
     Europe, etc
***modern – settlement of “New World”, colonization of Africa and Asia, émigrés
     in America, Euro-community, political asylum, etc.
4.1.5        Evaluate effect of military conflicts
***Early and classical – Peloponnesian Wars, Punic Wars, etc.
***middle – Mongol invasions, Crusades, 100 ?Years War, etc.
***modern – Thirty ears War, Napoleonic Wars, Franco-Prussian War, World War
      I, World War II, Korean War, Vietnam War, Gulf Wars, etc.
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