United States Studies: The Industrial Revolution to the Present
6 ) Identify causes and consequences of World War II and reasons for the United States' entry into the war.
Locating on a map Allied countries and Axis Powers
Locating on a map key engagements of World War II, including Pearl Harbor; the battles of Normandy, Stalingrad, and Midway; and the Battle of the Bulge
Identifying key figures of World War II, including Franklin D. Roosevelt, Sir Winston Churchill, Harry S. Truman, Joseph Stalin, Adolf Hitler, Benito Mussolini, Michinomiya Hirohito, and Hideki Tōjō
Describing the development of and the decision to use the atomic bomb
Describing human costs associated with World War II
Examples: the Holocaust, civilian and military casualties
Explaining the importance of the surrender of the Axis Powers ending World War II
Alabama Alternate Achievement Standards
12) Interpret art by discerning contextual information and visual qualities to identify ideas and meaning.
Example: Students answer questions such as "Why are they leaving and where are they going?" in response to One Way Ticket in Jacob Lawrence's Great Migration Series.