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Social Studies
 
  Grade Level:   11  
  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:   1.3 Understands the purposes and organization of international relationships and U.S. foreign policy.  
  Grade Level Expectation:   1.3.1 Analyzes and evaluates the causes and effects of U.S. foreign policy on people in the United States and the world in the past or present.  
 
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Examples
-Examines why the United States policy of the Truman Doctrine was implemented and critiques the costs and benefits for Korea.
-Examines why the United States was involved in Vietnam between 1950 and 1975 and critiques the costs and benefits of this policy for the United States and the world.
Suggested Unit
  • U.S.—World War II, the Cold War, and International Relations (1945—1991)