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Skills available for Idaho sixth-grade social studies standards

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1 Students in World History and Civilization explain the rise of human civilization, trace how natural resources and technological advances have shaped human civilization, build an understanding of the cultural and social development of human civilization, and identify the role of religion in the development of human civilization.

2 Students in World History and Civilization analyze the spatial organizations of people, places, and environment on the earth's surface, trace the migration and settlement of human populations on the earth's surface, analyze the human and physical characteristics of different places and regions, and explain how geography enables people to comprehend the relationships between people, places, and environments over time.

3 Students in World History and Civilization explain basic economic concepts and identify different influences on economic systems.

4 Students in World History and Civilization build an understanding of the evolution of democracy.

  • 4.4 Build an understanding of the evolution of democracy.

    • 6-9.WHC.4.4.1 Describe the role of government in population movements throughout western civilization.

    • 6-9.WHC.4.4.2 Analyze the various political influences which shaped western civilization including the City-State, Monarchy, Republic, Nation-State, and Democracy.

    • 6-9.WHC.4.4.3 Analyze and evaluate the global expansion of liberty and democracy through revolution and reform movements in challenging authoritarian or despotic regimes.

5 Students in World History and Civilization build an understanding of multiple perspectives and global interdependence.

  • 5.1 Build an understanding of multiple perspectives and global interdependence.

    • 6-9.WHC.5.1.1 Explain common reasons and consequences for the breakdown of order among nation-states, such as conflicts about national interests, ethnicity, and religion; competition for resources and territory; the absence of effective means to enforce international law.

    • 6-9.WHC.5.1.2 Explain the global consequences of major conflicts in the 20th century, such as World War I; World War II, including the Holocaust; and the Cold War.

    • 6-9.WHC.5.1.3 Evaluate why peoples unite for political, economic, and humanitarian reasons.