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Skills available for North Dakota seventh-grade social studies standards

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1 Students apply Social Studies skills and resources.

2 Students understand important historical events.

3 Students understand economic concepts and the characteristics of various economic systems.

4 Students understand the development, functions, and form of various political systems and the role of the citizen in government and society.

  • 7.4.1 Compare the rights and responsibilities of citizens from a variety of countries (e.g. United States, Indonesia, Iran, Australia, India, China, Germany, Poland, Brazil, Ghana)

  • 7.4.2 Explain how people create and change structures of power (e.g., force, elections, wars, reactions to economic conditions and natural disasters)

5 Students understand and apply concepts of geography.

6 Students understand the importance of culture, individual identity, and group identity.

  • 7.6.1 Identify principles governing individual and group behavior (e.g., cooperation, collaboration, power, conflict) within social dynamics (e.g., familial, political, religious)

  • 7.6.2 Explain how individuals and institutions influence one another (e.g., social processes, peaceful and violent demonstrations, picketing, protests, petitions, group affiliation, citizenship, voting)

  • 7.6.3 Compare how cultures throughout the world meet human needs and concerns (e.g., religion, sense of belonging, celebrations)

  • 7.6.4 Explain how "push" (e.g., war, famine) and "pull" (e.g., economics, safety, family) factors rearrange and create new human landscapes (e.g., modify existing cultures)

  • 7.6.5 Explain how rivalry and tension between cultures contribute to world conflict