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.
1.6 Explain the rise of human civilization.
6-9.WHC.1.6.1 Describe types of evidence used by anthropologists, archaeologists, and other scholars to reconstruct early human and cultural development.
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.
2.1 Analyze the spatial organizations of people, places, and environment on the earth's surface.
6-9.WHC.2.1.1 Develop and interpret different kinds of maps, globes, graphs, charts, databases and models.
2.3 Trace the migration and settlement of human populations on the earth's surface.
6-9.WHC.2.3.1 Identify main reasons for major migrations of people.
6-9.WHC.2.3.2 Explain how climate affects human migration and settlement.
6-9.WHC.2.3.3 Describe how physical features such as mountain ranges, fertile plains, and rivers led to the development of cultural regions.
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.