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Social Studies
 
  Grade Level:   9  
  EALR:   1. CIVICS The student understands and applies knowledge of government, law, politics, and the nation's fundamental documents to make decisions about local, national, and international issues and to demonstrate thoughtful, participatory citizenship.  
  Component:   1.2 Understands the purposes, organization, and function of governments, laws, and political systems.  
  Grade Level Expectation:   1.2.3 Evaluates the impact of various forms of government on people in the past or present.  
 
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Examples
-Weighs the impact of the Qing Dynasty government on the people of China as compared with life under communist rule.
-Weighs the impact of the British occupation of Hong Kong compared with life under China's "one-country, two systems" control.
Suggested Unit
  • World—International Conflicts (1870—present)