SS8.1.5.a Describe how the U.S. Constitution creates a special relationship with tribal governments (i.e., Plenary Power, Indian Commerce Clause - Article I, Section 8, Clause 3; Supremacy Clause - Article VI, Clause 2; Cherokee Nation v. Georgia).
SS8.1.6 Understand the basic structures of various political systems (e.g., tribal, local, national, and world).
SS8.2.1 Compare and contrast the ways various groups (e.g., ethnic communities and Indigenous Tribes of Wyoming) meet human needs and concerns (e.g., self-esteem, friendship, and tribal heritage) and contribute to identity, situations, and events.
SS8.2.2 Evaluate how human expression (e.g., language, literature, arts, architecture, traditions, beliefs, and spirituality) contributes to cultural development, understanding, and continuity (e.g., oral tradition, Pow Wows, ceremonies, and assimilation).
SS8.2.3 Analyze the unique cultural characteristics of various groups within Wyoming and the nation, including Indigenous Tribes of Wyoming (e.g., language, traditions, spirituality, art, and lifestyle).
SS8.3.2 Compare and contrast how people organize for the production, distribution, and consumption of goods and services in various economic systems (e.g., characteristics of market, command, and mixed economies).
SS8.3.5 Describe how values and beliefs influence individual, family, and business decisions (microeconomics).
4 Time, Continuity, and Change
SS8.4.1 Describe how historical events impact the future (cause and effect) and how change spreads to other places (e.g., spread of industrial revolution or causes of the Civil War, impacts of Manifest Destiny, aftermath of French and Indian War, and progression of Indian Removal Act).
SS8.4.2 Describe how tools and technology in different historical periods impacted the way people, including Indigenous Tribes of Wyoming, lived, made decisions, and saw the world (e.g., impact of horses and European trade goods on Plains Indian cultures, mechanized agriculture, and Industrial Revolution technologies).
SS8.4.3 Analyze the way current events affect all people, including Indigenous Tribes of Wyoming. Investigate the history leading up to those events and suggest alternative ways such events may have played out.
SS8.4.4 Identify historical interactions between and among individuals, groups, and/or institutions (e.g., family, neighborhood, political, economic, religious, social, cultural, and workplace).
SS8.4.5 Identify relevant primary (e.g., historical photographs, artifacts, and documents, including treaties) and secondary sources for research. Compare and contrast treatment of the same topic in several primary and secondary sources, which may include oral history and traditional storytelling.
SS8.5.1.a Analyze the impact of natural resources on tribal locations, past and present.
SS8.5.2 Analyze and evaluate how physical features and changes influenced historical events (e.g., route of Union Pacific Railroad, location of Wind River Indian Reservation, state and national monuments and parks) and participate in collaborative problem solving and decision making in the selection of professional and personal choices.
SS8.5.3 Explain how communities' current and past demographics, migrations, and settlement patterns influence place (e.g., culture, needs, and political and economic systems) and use this analysis to predict future settlement patterns.