Social Studies
 
  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.  
  Anchor Standard:   4.2 Understands and analyzes causal factors that have shaped major events in history.  
  Grade Level Expectation:   4.2.3 Analyzes and evaluates how technology and ideas have shaped world history (1450—present).  
 
 
Examples
-Analyzes the costs, benefits, and long-term consequences of Adam Smith's ideas in the Wealth of Nations.
-Analyzes the costs, benefits, and long-term consequences of access to weapons for Sub-Saharan Africa.
-Analyzes the costs, benefits, and long-term significance of nuclear weapons on the political systems in India and Pakistan.
Suggested Unit
  • World—Age of Revolutions (1750—1917)