1 The student understands and applies knowledge of government, law, politics, and the nation's fundamental documents to make decisions about local, national, and international issues and to demonstrate thoughtful, participatory citizenship.
1.1 Understands key ideals and principles of the United States, including those in the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, and other fundamental documents.
1.1.1 Ideals & Principles
Understands the key ideals of liberty and patriotism as outlined in the Declaration of Independence, U.S. Constitution, and other fundamental documents.
2.4 Understands the economic issues and problems that all societies face.
2.4.1 Economic Issues
3 The student uses a spatial perspective to make reasoned decisions by applying the concepts of location, region, and movement and demonstrating knowledge of how geographic features and human cultures impact environments.
3.1 Understands the physical characteristics, cultural characteristics, and location of places, regions, and spatial patterns on the Earth's surface.
3.1.1 Maps and Geographic Tools
Constructs and uses maps to show and analyze information about European settlement in the Americas.
3.3 Understands the geographic context of global issues and events.
3.3.1 Geographic Context of Global Issues
4 The student understands and applies knowledge of historical thinking, chronology, eras, turning points, major ideas, individuals, and themes in local, Washington State, tribal, United States, and world history in order to evaluate how history shapes the present and future.
4.1 Understands historical chronology.
Understands and creates timelines to show how historical events are caused by other important events.
4.1.2 Chronological Eras
Understands how the following themes and developments help to define eras in U.S. history from time immemorial to 1791:
Development of indigenous societies in North America (time immemorial to 1791).
Encounter, colonization, and devastation (1492—1763).