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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:   4.3 Understands that there are multiple perspectives and interpretations of historical events.  
  Grade Level Expectation:   4.3.2 Analyzes multiple causes of events in U.S. history, distinguishing between proximate and long-term causal factors (1890—present).  
 
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Examples
-Examines multiple interpretations of the causal factors of the Vietnam War.
-Examines multiple interpretations of the causal factors of the Bay of Pigs Invasion.
Suggested Unit
  • U.S.—World War II, the Cold War, and International Relations, (1939—1991)