1 Multiple-tier timelines can be used to show relationships among events and places.
2 Early Indian civilizations (Maya, Inca, Aztec, Mississippian) existed in the Western Hemisphere prior to the arrival of Europeans. These civilizations had developed unique governments, social structures, religions, technologies, and agricultural practices and products.
10 The Western Hemisphere is culturally diverse due to American Indian, European, Asian and African influences and interactions, as evidenced by artistic expression, language, religion and food.
Civic Participation and Skills
11 Individuals can better understand public issues by gathering and interpreting information from multiple sources. Data can be displayed graphically to effectively and efficiently communicate information.
Roles and Systems of Government
12 Democracies, dictatorships and monarchies are categories for understanding the relationship between those in power or authority and citizens.
Economic Decision Making and Skills
13 Information displayed in circle graphs can be used to show relative proportions of segments of data to an entire body of data.
14 The choices people make have both present and future consequences.
15 The availability of productive resources (i.e., human resources, capital goods and natural resources) promotes specialization that leads to trade.
Production and Consumption
16 The availability of productive resources and the division of labor impact productive capacity.
17 Regions and countries become interdependent when they specialize in what they produce best and then trade with other regions to increase the amount and variety of goods and services available.
18 Workers can improve their ability to earn income by gaining new knowledge, skills and experiences.