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Social Studies
  Grade Level:   11  
  EALR:   3. GEOGRAPHY The student uses a spatial perspective to make reasoned decisions by applying the concepts of location, region, and movement and demonstrating knowledge of how geographic features and human cultures impact environments.  
  Component:   3.3 Understands the geographic context of global issues.  
  Grade Level Expectation:   3.3.1 Analyzes and evaluates elements of geography to trace the emergence of the United States as a global economic and political force in the past or present.  
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-Examines how proximity between the United States and Central America led to U.S. economic dominance of the region.
-Examines how the passage of NAFTA affects the economic geography of Canada, the United States, and Mexico.
Suggested Unit
  • U.S.—Reform, Prosperity, and the Great Depression (1918—1939)