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Social Studies
  Grade Level:   11  
  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:   4.2 Understands and analyzes causal factors that have shaped major events in history.  
  Grade Level Expectation:   4.2.2 Analyzes how cultures and cultural groups have shaped the United States (1890—present).  
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-Examines how African Americans used the court system to influence civil rights legislation.
-Examines the way that migrant workers impacted agricultural labor.
-Examines how diverse cultures have influenced current popular culture as evidenced by the popularity of hip-hop, rap, and salsa.
-Examines how the use of boycotts and demonstrations led by various ethnic groups has resulted in social change in the United States.
-Examines how local tribes used the court system to regain their sovereign rights.
Suggested Unit
  • U.S.—Movements and Issues at Home (1945—1991)