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Social Studies
 
  Grade Level:   8  
  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:   4.4 Uses history to understand the present and plan for the future.  
  Grade Level Expectation:   4.4.1 Analyzes how a historical event in United States history helps us to understand a current issue.  
 
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Examples
-Examines how past immigration patterns to the United States have shaped modern immigration policy and public opinion.
-Examines how the Sherman Anti-Trust Act helps us to understand corporate regulations today.
Suggested Unit
  • U.S—Development and Struggles in the West, Immigration, Industrialization, and Urbanization (1870—present)