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Social Studies
  Grade Level:   7  
  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:   4.1 Understands historical chronology.  
  Grade Level Expectation:   4.1.2 Understands how themes and developments have defined eras in Washington State and world history by:
  • Explaining and comparing the development of major societies from 600 to 1450 in two or more regions of the world.
  • Explaining how the following themes and develpments help to define eras in Washington State history from 1854 to the present:
  • Territory and treat-making (1854—1889).
  • Railroads, reform, immigration, and labor (1889—1930).
  • The Great Depression and World War II (1930—1945).
  • New technologies and industries (1945—1980).
  • Contemporary Washington State (1980—present).
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    Examples for 1st Evidence of Learning
    -Explains and compares the development of Islam and Hinduism.
    -Explains and compares feudalism in Japan and Europe.
    -Explains and compares the development of the Aztec empire with that of the Mali kingdom.
    -Explains and compares the development of the Incan Empire with that of ancient Ghana.
    Examples for 2nd Evidence of Learning
    -Explains how the exchange of land for continued fishing and hunting rights in the Point No Point Treaty helps to define the treaty-making period.
    -Explains how women gaining the right to vote in 1910 helps to define Washington State history from 1889 to 1930 as a period of reform.
    -Explains how the building of dams as part of the New Deal helps to define the 1930s and 1940s in Washington State.
    -Explains how the establishment of the civilian aerospace industry after World War II helps to define this era as a time of new technologies and industries.
    -Explains how international trade treaties affecting Washington State business and agriculture help to define contemporary Washington.