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Academic Alignment Authority: Illinois

Subject Matter / Course: Social Studies

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Illinois
Social Studies
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3
Ages: 13, 14, 15
Evaluate influences upon elections (e.g., editorials, television and radio commercials, public opinion polls, web sites).
Illinois
Social Studies
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14.5.19
Ages: 10
Define “cold war” and identify significant events of the Cold War, including: the Berlin Airlift, the Korean War, the Cuban Missile Crisis and the arms race, the Vietnam War, and the fall of the Berlin Wall.
Illinois
Social Studies
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14.8.26
Ages: 13
Identify significant individuals associated with the Cold War and their role during that era, including: U.S. presidents (e.g., Harry Truman, John F. Kennedy, Lyndon Johnson, Richard Nixon, and Ronald Reagan) and Communist leaders (e.g., Joseph Stalin, Nikita Khrushchev, Fidel Castro, Marshall Tito, and Mikhail Gorbachev).
Illinois
Social Studies
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16.8.100
Ages: 13
Identify significant historical events and individuals in Illinois history, including: Cahokia; environmental changes made by early settlers; French explorers (e.g., Jacques Marquette, Louis Joliet, and Robert Cavelier La Salle; the Northwest Ordinance of 1787 and Louisiana Purchase of 1803; the Mormons; the Galena lead mines; labor strife in the late 1800s; the Pullman strike; the roaring 20s; the significance of “Rosie the Riveter” the great migration from the south in World War II; Marshall Field; Joseph McCormick; the Chicago Tribune and Thomas Dewey as winner; Martin Luther King and the civil rights movement in Illinois; the opening of the St. Lawrence seaway in 1959; protests against the Vietnam War; the significance of the 1973 Sears Tower (then the world's tallest); the growth of minority voter populations; Illinois and global economy.
Illinois
Social Studies
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14.11.30
Ages: 16
Understand the origins and foreign policy of the Cold War (e.g., origins of Cold War and advent of nuclear politics including nuclear weapons and the arms race; elements of communist containment policy; the impact of the Truman Doctrine and Marshall Plan in the post-World War II period; the expanding role and superpower status of the U.S. in world affairs after World War II; military conflicts in Korea, Vietnam, and the Middle East; evaluate Cold War foreign policy decisions, including the Berlin Blockade, the Bay of Pigs, and Cuban Missile Crisis; the development of alliances including NATO and SEATO; the concept of the Iron Curtain and the Domino Theory; how the policies of the Cold War changed over time).
Illinois
Social Studies
THE TET OFFENSIVE
14.11.32
Ages: 16
Examine the influence on foreign policy exercised by business and labor organizations, interest groups, public opinion, ethnic and religious organizations.
Illinois
Social Studies
THE TET OFFENSIVE
16.11.48
Ages: 16
Analyze the domestic policies of Presidents John F. Kennedy, Lyndon Johnson, Richard Nixon, Gerald Ford, Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan, and George Herbert Walker Bush, including: the space exploration program, the Kennedy assassination, Johnson’s “Great Society,” Nixon’s appeal to the “silent majority” and the and Constitutional crisis of the Watergate scandal, anti-war and countercultural movements, the creation of the Department of Education and the Environmental Protection Agency.
Illinois
Social Studies
THE TET OFFENSIVE
16.11.108
Ages: 16
Understand events in the development of the Cold War (e.g., causes of the Cold War with the free world on one side and Soviet client states on the other, including competition in such places as Egypt, the Congo, Vietnam, and Chile; uprisings in Poland [1952], Hungary [1968], and Czechoslovakia [1968]; the establishment of the Soviet bloc and Soviet control of Eastern Europe; the significance of Cold War events and conflicts, including the Cuban Missile Crisis, the Berlin Blockade and Airlift, the Berlin Wall, the Korean War, and Vietnam; the emergence of superpowers; the establishment of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization [NATO] and the Warsaw Pact; the threat of nuclear annihilation).

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