C.SS.6.4 Identify current key figures in United States government:
C.SS.6.4.b Vice President
C.SS.6.4.c Speaker of the House
C.SS.6.4.d Secretary of State
C.SS.6.4.e Current members of Congress from West Virginia
C.SS.6.5 Examine and analyze various acts of patriotism and civil discourse in response to events throughout United States history (e.g., support of American military during wartime, Vietnam protests, Civil Rights, respect for the flag and response of Americans to 9/11).
C.SS.6.6 Identify global relief and development organizations and examine how they provide global aid and support (e.g., Red Cross, UNICEF, Doctors without Borders, Engineers without Borders and World Health Organization).
C.SS.6.7 Research and organize information about an issue of global concern from multiple points of view (e.g., ecology, natural resources, and human rights).
E.SS.6.8 Compare and contrast the basic characteristics of communism, socialism and capitalism.
E.SS.6.9 Identify examples of renewable and non-renewable resources and analyze the factors that affect these resources on the individual, local and national economies (e.g., hurricanes, floods, etc.).
E.SS.6.10 Define NAFTA and summarize its effects on the United States economy.
E.SS.6.13 Assess the economic impact of technology on world regions throughout history.
G.SS.6.14 Identify geographic features that have influenced the safety of the United States and isolated it from conflicts abroad.
G.SS.6.15 Compare and contrast historical maps and identify the changes in political boundaries as a result of conflicts.
G.SS.6.16 Examine population data from the U.S. Census Bureau and infer the reasons for changes and differences in various areas (e.g., difference between rural and urban areas).
G.SS.6.17 Determine the time of specific world locations using a world time zone map.
G.SS.6.18 Locate the major waterways of North America, South America, Europe and the Middle East and examine their impact on transportation and trade (e.g., discuss how the opening of the Erie Canal contributed to the rise of cities in New York).
H.SS.6.19 Demonstrate an understanding of the causes, key events and outcomes of World War I.
H.SS.6.19.a Explain the key events that led to the outbreak of World War I, including the rise of nationalism, imperialism and militarism.
H.SS.6.21.b Examine the political and economic transformation of Western and Eastern Europe after World War II, identifying the significance of the Truman Doctrine, the Marshall Plan, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), the United Nations, the Warsaw Pact and the European Economic Community.
H.SS.6.21.c Analyze the role of appeasement and isolationism as an attempt to avoid war.
H.SS.6.21.d Analyze the role of strong leadership during the war and critique their responses to the conflict.