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  Grade Level:   9  
  EALR:   4. HISTORY The student understands and applies knowledge of historical thinking, chronology, eras, turning points, major ideas, individuals, and themes in local, Washington State, tribal, United States, and world history in order to evaluate how history shapes the present and future.  
  Component:   4.1 Understands historical chronology.  
  Grade Level Expectation:   4.1.2 Understands how the following themes and developments help to define eras in world history:
  
  • Global expansion and encounter (1450—1750).
  • Age of revolutions (1750—1917).
  • International confilicts (1870—present).
  • Emergence and development of new nations (1900—present).
  • Challenges to democracy and human rights (1945—present).
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    Examples
    -Explains how the Atlantic slave system helps to define world history from 1450 to 1750 as an age of expansion and imperialism.
    -Explains how the French, Industrial, and Russian Revolutions help to define world history from 1750 to 1917 as an age of revolutions.
    -Explains how the causes and consequences of World War I and World War II define 1870 to the present as a time of international conflict.
    -Explains how nationalism in Asia and Africa helps to define the 20th century as an era of new nations.
    -Explains how the experience of South African apartheid helps to define world history as an era of challenges to human rights.