ALEX Classroom Resources

ALEX Classroom Resources  
   View Standards     Standard(s): [SS2010] WH8 (8) 7 :
7 ) Describe the widespread impact of the Roman Empire.

Example: spread of Roman law and political theory, citizenship and slavery, architecture and engineering, religions, sculptures and paintings, literature, and the Latin language

•  Tracing important aspects of the diffusion of Christianity, including its relationship to Judaism, missionary impulse, organizational development, transition from persecution to acceptance in the Roman Empire, and church doctrine
•  Explaining the role of economics, societal changes, Christianity, political and military problems, external factors, and the size and diversity of the Roman Empire in its decline and fall
[SS2010] WH9 (9) 3 :
3 ) Explain causes of the Reformation and its impact, including tensions between religious and secular authorities, reformers and doctrines, the Counter-Reformation, the English Reformation, and wars of religion.

[SS2010] SOC (9-12) 9 :
9 ) Explain the purpose of social systems and institutions, including schools, churches, voluntary associations, and governments.

•  Describing origins and beliefs of various religions
•  Distinguishing among the concepts of power, coercion, and authority
•  Comparing charismatic, traditional, and rational-legal authority
[SS2010] HGEO (9-12) 6 :
6 ) Explain how religion influences cultures around the globe.

•  Identifying major religions, their source areas, and spatial expansion
•  Interpreting different ceremonies based on religious traditions, including marriages, funerals, and coming-of-age
•  Describing how religion influences political views around the world
Subject: Social Studies (8 - 12)
Title: About Martin Luther/Martin Luther

This is the epic tale of the great Protestant revolutionary whose belief in his faith would overthrow the all-powerful Catholic Church and reshape Medieval Europe. Join Luther as he recalls his life, from his initial crisis of faith in a storm-wracked forest that led him to become a monk, to his heady confrontation with the great powers of Europe.

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