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Academic Alignment Authority: California

Subject Matter / Course: Social Studies

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California
Social Studies
Wind Talkers: Navajo Code Talkers in WWII
3
Ages: 10
Examine the conflicts before the Revolutionary War (e.g., the Pequot and King Philip's Wars in New England, the Powhatan Wars in Virginia, the French and Indian War).
California
Social Studies
Wind Talkers: Navajo Code Talkers in WWII
4
Ages: 10
Discuss the role of broken treaties and massacres and the factors that led to the Indians' defeat, including the resistance of Indian nations to encroachments and assimilation (e.g., the story of the Trail of Tears).
California
Social Studies
Wind Talkers: Navajo Code Talkers in WWII
5
Ages: 10
Describe the internecine Indian conflicts, including the competing claims for control of lands (e.g., actions of the Iroquois, Huron, Lakota [Sioux]).
California
Social Studies
Wind Talkers: Navajo Code Talkers in WWII
1
Ages: 13
Discuss the election of Andrew Jackson as president in 1828, the importance of Jacksonian democracy, and his actions as president (e.g., the spoils system, veto of the National Bank, policy of Indian removal, opposition to the Supreme Court).
California
Social Studies
Wind Talkers: Navajo Code Talkers in WWII
2
Ages: 13
Describe the purpose, challenges, and economic incentives associated with westward expansion, including the concept of Manifest Destiny (e.g., the Lewis and Clark expedition, accounts of the removal of Indians, the Cherokees' "Trail of Tears," settlement of the Great Plains) and the territorial acquisitions that spanned numerous decades.
California
Social Studies
Wind Talkers: Navajo Code Talkers in WWII
2
Ages: 15
Understand the role of appeasement, nonintervention (isolationism), and the domestic distractions in Europe and the United States prior to the outbreak of World War II.
California
Social Studies
Wind Talkers: Navajo Code Talkers in WWII
3
Ages: 15
Identify and locate the Allied and Axis powers on a map and discuss the major turning points of the war, the principal theaters of conflict, key strategic decisions, and the resulting war conferences and political resolutions, with emphasis on the importance of geographic factors.
California
Social Studies
Wind Talkers: Navajo Code Talkers in WWII
4
Ages: 15
Describe the political, diplomatic, and military leaders during the war (e.g., Winston Churchill, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Emperor Hirohito, Adolf Hitler, Benito Mussolini, Joseph Stalin, Douglas MacArthur, Dwight Eisenhower).
California
Social Studies
Wind Talkers: Navajo Code Talkers in WWII
6
Ages: 15
Discuss the human costs of the war, with particular attention to the civilian and military losses in Russia, Germany, Britain, the United States, China, and Japan.
California
Social Studies
Wind Talkers: Navajo Code Talkers in WWII
6
Ages: 16
Trace the economic development of the United States and its emergence as a major industrial power, including its gains from trade and the advantages of its physical geography.
California
Social Studies
Wind Talkers: Navajo Code Talkers in WWII
2
Ages: 16
Explain U.S. and Allied wartime strategy, including the major battles of Midway, Normandy, Iwo Jima, Okinawa, and the Battle of the Bulge.
California
Social Studies
Wind Talkers: Navajo Code Talkers in WWII
3
Ages: 16
Identify the roles and sacrifices of individual American soldiers, as well as the unique contributions of the special fighting forces (e.g., the Tuskegee Airmen, the 442nd Regimental Combat team, the Navajo Code Talkers).
California
Social Studies
Wind Talkers: Navajo Code Talkers in WWII
5
Ages: 11, 12, 13
Students detect the different historical points of view on historical events and determine the context in which the historical statements were made (the questions asked, sources used, author’s perspectives).
California
Social Studies
Wind Talkers: Navajo Code Talkers in WWII
3
Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17
Students evaluate major debates among historians concerning alternative interpretations of the past, including an analysis of authors’ use of evidence and the distinctions between sound generalizations and misleading oversimplifications.

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