2.1 Students reconstruct, interpret, and critique the causes and consequences of past events in the context of the institutions, values, and beliefs of the periods in which they took place.
2.2 Students investigate historical experiences of American Samoa, Oceania, the U.S., and the world to reveal patterns of continuity and change.
2.3 Students cite evidence that cultures are dynamic and change over time.
2.4 Students research and report on where people and places are located and why, utilizing multiple geographic representations and tools (maps, globes, geospatial technologies).
2.5 Students draw conclusions about changes in the relationship between people, places, and environments.
2.6 Students analyze how people create, learn, share, and adapt to culture.
2.7 Students synthesize the sociocultural interactions among individuals, groups, and institutions to investigate structures of power and their impacts on authority and governance.
2.8 Students apply concepts to explain how people organize for the production, distribution, and consumption of goods and services.