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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:   1.2 Understands the purposes, organization, and function of governments, laws, and political systems.  
  Grade Level Expectation:   1.2.3 Understands various forms of government and their effects on the lives of people in the past or present.  
 
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Examples
-Compares the effects of theocracy on the lives of people in the Islamic Caliphate and the Mayan Kingdom.
-Compares and contrasts the effects of feudalism on the lives of people in medieval Europe and Japan.
Suggested Unit
  • World—Major Societies (600—1450)