3.4 The student will describe the oral tradition (storytelling), government (kings), and economic development (trade) of the early West African empire of Mali.
3.5 The student will develop map skills and an understanding of change over time by locating major ancient world cultures on world maps at the beginning of their culture; during their period of greatest influence; and today.
3.6 The student will develop map skills by using globes and maps to locate and describe major rivers, mountain ranges, and other geographic features of Africa; Asia; Europe; North America; and South America.
3.7 The student will describe how people in ancient world cultures adapted to their environment.
3.8 The student will demonstrate an understanding of different cultures and the natural, human, and capital resources they used in the production of goods and services.
c explaining that government protects the rights and property of individuals.
3.13 The student will recognize that Americans are a people of diverse ethnic origins, customs, and traditions and are united by the basic principles of a republican form of government and respect for individual rights and freedoms.