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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:   4.2.3 Analyzes and evaluates how technology and ideas have shaped U.S. history (1890—present).  
 
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Examples
-Analyzes the costs, benefits, and long-term significance of the Green Revolution on U.S. foreign policy in Southeast Asia.
-Analyzes the costs, benefits, and long-term significance of "fair trade" and "free trade" on workers, consumers, and investors in the United States.
Suggested Unit
  • U.S.—World War II, the Cold War, and International Relations (1939—1991)