[SS2010] WH9 (9) 5 :
5 ) Describe the rise of absolutism and constitutionalism and their impact on European nations.
Contrasting philosophies of Thomas Hobbes and John Locke and the belief in the divine right of kings
Comparing absolutism as it developed in France, Russia, and Prussia, including the reigns of Louis XIV, Peter the Great, and Frederick the Great
Identifying major provisions of the Petition of Rights and the English Bill of Rights
[SS2010] WH9 (9) 14 :
14 ) Describe causes and consequences of World War II.
Examples: causes—unanswered aggression, Axis goal of world conquest
consequences—changes in political boundaries; Allied goals; lasting issues such as the Holocaust, Atomic Age, and Nuremberg Trials
Explaining the rise of militarist and totalitarian states in Italy, Germany, the Soviet Union, and Japan
Identifying turning points of World War II in the European and Pacific Theaters
Depicting geographic locations of world events between 1939 and 1945
Identifying on a map changes in national borders as a result of World War II
[SS2010] US11 (11) 8 :
8 ) Summarize events leading to World War II, including the militarization of the Rhineland, Germany's seizure of Austria and Czechoslovakia, Japan's invasion of China, and the Rape of Nanjing. [A.1.b., A.1.c., A.1.d., A.1.e., A.1.g., A.1.i., A.1.k.]
Analyzing the impact of fascism, Nazism, and communism on growing conflicts in Europe
Explaining the isolationist debate as it evolved from the 1920s to the bombing of Pearl Harbor and the subsequent change in United States' foreign policy
Identifying roles of significant World War II leaders
Examples: Franklin D. Roosevelt, Harry S. Truman, Dwight D. Eisenhower, George S. Patton, Sir Winston Churchill, Bernard Montgomery, Joseph Stalin, Benito Mussolini, Emperor Hirohito, Hedeki Tōjō, Erwin Rommel, Adolf Hitler
Evaluating the impact of the Munich Pact and the failed British policy of appeasement resulting in the invasion of Poland
[SS2010] USG (12) 1 :
1 ) Explain historical and philosophical origins that shaped the government of the United States, including the Magna Carta, the Petition of Rights, the English Bill of Rights, the Mayflower Compact, the Virginia Declaration of Rights, and the influence of Thomas Hobbes, John Locke, Charles de Montesquieu, Jean-Jaques Rousseau, and the Great Awakening.
Comparing characteristics of limited and unlimited governments throughout the world, including constitutional, authoritarian, and totalitarian governments
Examples: constitutional—United States