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Social Studies
  Grade Level:   7  
  EALR:   1. CIVICS The student understands and applies knowledge of government, law, politics, and the nation's fundamental documents to make decisions about local, national, and international issues and to demonstrate thoughtful, participatory citizenship.  
  Component:   1.1 Understands key ideals and principles of the United States, including those in the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, and other fundamental documents.  
  Grade Level Expectation:   1.1.2 Analyzes the relationship between the actions of people in Washington State and the ideals outlined in the State Constitution.  
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-Examines the relationship between Washington State citizens' support for Gordon Hirabayashi's resistance to incarceration and the right to "due process" outlined in Article 1, Section 3 of the State Constitution.
-Examines the relationship between Washington State women's contribution to the war effort during World War II and the equality of rights and responsibility outlined in Article 31, Section 1 of the State Constitution.
-Examines the relationship between the implementation of the Bracero Program and the personal rights outlined in Article 1, Section 3 of the State Constitution.
Suggested Unit
  • WA—The Great Depression and World War II (1930—1945)