SS5H1.d Describe the reasons people immigrated to the United States, from where they emigrated, and where they settled.
SS5H2 Describe U.S. involvement in World War I and post-World War I America.
SS5H2.a Explain how German attacks on U.S. shipping during the war in Europe (1914-1917) ultimately led the U.S. to join the fight against Germany; include the sinking of the Lusitania and concerns over safety of U.S. ships, U.S. contributions to the war, and the impact of the Treaty of Versailles in 1919.
SS5H2.b Describe the cultural developments and individual contributions in the 1920s of the Jazz Age (Louis Armstrong), the Harlem Renaissance (Langston Hughes), baseball (Babe Ruth), the automobile (Henry Ford), and transatlantic flight (Charles Lindbergh).
SS5H4.f Explain the role of Eleanor Roosevelt and the U.S. in the formation of the United Nations.
SS5H5 Discuss the origins and consequences of the Cold War.
SS5H5.a Explain the origin and meaning of the term "Iron Curtain."
SS5H5.b Explain how the United States sought to stop the spread of communism through the Berlin airlift, the Korean War, and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization.
SS5H5.c Identify Joseph McCarthy and Nikita Khrushchev.
SS5H5.d Discuss the importance of the Cuban Missile Crisis and the Vietnam War.
SS5H6 Describe the importance of key people, events, and developments between 1950- 1975.
SS5H6.a Analyze the effects of Jim Crow laws and practices.
SS5H6.b Explain the key events and people of the Civil Rights movement: Brown v. Board of Education (1954), Montgomery Bus Boycott, the March on Washington, Civil Rights Act, Voting Rights Act, and civil rights activities of Thurgood Marshall, Lyndon B. Johnson, Cesar Chavez, Rosa Parks, and Martin Luther King, Jr.
SS5G2 Explain the reasons for the spatial patterns of economic activities.
SS5G2.a Locate primary agricultural and industrial locations between the end of the Civil War and 1900 and explain how factors such as population, transportation, and resources have influenced these areas (e.g., Pittsburgh's rapid growth in the late nineteenth century).
SS5G2.b Locate primary agricultural and industrial locations since the turn of the 20th century and explain how factors such as population, transportation, and resources have influenced these areas (e.g., Chicago's rapid growth at the turn of the century).
SS5CG Government/Civic Understandings
SS5CG1 Explain how a citizen's rights are protected under the U.S. Constitution.
SS5CG1.a Explain the responsibilities of a citizen.