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Social Studies
 
  Grade Level:   12  
  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:   4.2.1 Evaluates how individuals and movements have shaped contemporary world issues.  
 
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Examples
-Evaluates the impact the founders and shapers of Microsoft have had on international corporations throughout the world.
-Evaluates the influence of Nelson Mandela on the African National Congress' efforts to end apartheid in South Africa.
-Evaluates the efforts of Russell Means and the American Indian Movement regarding the honoring of treaty rights in the United States.
Suggested Unit
  • CWP—Human Rights