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CURRICULUM STANDARDS RELATING TO
UNITED STATES HISTORY 1945 - 1991: THE COLD WAR, KOREA AND VIETNAM; THE CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT


    Teachers and parents seeking the full range of curriculum standards which can be served by this film should carefully review the standards applicable to their state. The following is a base from which to start for the eleven most populous states. We have not included standards which apply to general concepts or to skills of analysis or performance.

California Content Standards: History-Social Science:Grade 11: United States History and Geography: Continuity and Change in the Twentieth Century: 11.4.6; 11.7.8; 11.9; 11.10; and 11.11; and Grade 12: Principles of American Democracy and Economics: Standards 12.3; 12.5.4; 12.8.1; 12.9; 12.10; Principles of Economics: 12.3.

Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills: Social Studies: Grade 5: 113.7(b): (5); (12); (13); and (21) - (24); High School: United States History Since Reconstruction: 113.32(c): (1); (4)(C); (6); (7); (13)(C) and(13)(E); (14)(B) - (E); (15)(A) - (C); (16) - (19) and (20) - (23); and United States Government: 113.35(c): (1)(B); (2)(D); (3) - (20).

New York Learning Standards: Social Studies: History of the United States and New York: All Standards and All Key Ideas, Elementary, Intermediate and Commencement; New York Social Studies Standards are conceptual and apply to any era.

Florida Sunshine State Standards: Social Studies: Grades: 6-8: Time, Continuity and Change [History]: SS.A.1.3; Western and Eastern Civilization Since the Renaissance: SS.A.3.3; US History from 1880 to the Present Day: SS.A.5.3; People Places and Environments [Geography]: all standards may apply; Government and the Citizen [Civics and Government]: all standards may apply; and Grades 9-12: Time, Continuity, Change [History]: SS.A.1.4; Western and Eastern Civilization Since the Renaissance: SS.A.3.4.9 and .10; US History from 1880 to the Present Day: SS.A.5.4.5 through 5.4.7; People Places and Environments [Geography]: all standards may apply; and Government and the Citizen [Civics and Government]: all standards may apply; and Economics: all standards may apply.

Illinois Learning Standards: [standards with "2" refer to Late Elementary, with a "3" refer to Jr. High Middle School; with a "4" refer to Early High School and with a "5" refer to Late High School] -- Social Science: State Goal 16: History: A: Apply the skills of historical analysis and interpretation: 16.A.2a - .2c; 16.A.3a - .3c; 16.A.4a and .4b; 16.A.5a and .5b; B: Understand the development of significant political events: 16.B.2d(US); 16.B.3d(US); 16.B.4(US); 16.B.5a(US) and .5b(US); State Goal 16.C: Understand the development of economic systems: 16.C.2c(US); 16.C.3b(US) and .3c(US); 16.C.4c(US); 16.C.5a(US); State Goal 16.D: Understand Illinois, United States and world social history: 16.D.2c(US); 16.D.4a(US) and .4b(US); 16.D.5a(US); State Goal 16.E: Understand Illinois, United States and world environmental history: 16.E.3b(US) and .3c(US); 16.E.4a(US) and .4b(US); 16.E.5a(US) and .5b(US); State Goal 17: Geography: A. Locate, describe and explain places, regions and features on the Earth: 17.A.2a and .2b; 17.A.3a and .3b; 17.A.4a and .4b; C. Understand relationships between geographic factors and society: 17.C.2a - .2c 17.C.3a - .3c; 17.C.4a - .4c; 17.C.5a - .5c; D. Understand the historical significance of geography: 17.D.2b; 17.D.3a; 17.D.3b; 17.D.4; 17.D.5; State Goal 14: Political Systems: All standards except 14.F.3a and .3b; State Goal 18: Social Systems: A. Compare characteristics of culture as reflected in language, literature, the arts, traditions and institutions: 18.A.3; 18.A.4; and 18.A.5; B. Understand the roles and interactions of individuals and groups in society: 18.B.2a and 2b; 18.B.3a and .3b; 18.B.4; C. Understand how social systems form and develop over time: 18.C.2; 18.C.3a and .3b; 18.C.4b; 18.C.5.

Pennsylvania Academic Standards: Civics and Government: Grade 3: 5.1.3.(M) and 5.2.3.(A)-(E) and Grade 6: 5.2.6 (A)-(F) and Grade 9: 5.1.9 (L) and Grade 12: 5.1.12 (L); History: Pennsylvania History, Category 8.2: Grade 12: 8.2.12(C) and (D); United States History, Category 8.3: Grade 3: 8.3.3(A)-(C); Grade 12: 8.3.12 (A)-(D).

Ohio Academic Content Standards: Grade 9: History: 11- 15; People in Societies: 1 - 3; Geography: 1 - 5; Economics 1 - 4; Government: 1 and 2; Citizenship Rights and Responsibilities: 1 - 3; Social Studies Skills and Methods; 1 - 3. Grade 10: History: 8, 13, 14; People In Societies: 1, 2 and 5; Geography: 1-3; Economics: 1-3; Citizenship Rights and Responsibilities: 1. 2.c., 3, 4.b-d; Grade 11: History: 2; People In Societies: 1-4; Geography: 1-4; Economics: 1-13; Government: 2; Citizenship Rights and Responsibilities: 1; Grade 12: History: 1-3; People In Societies: 1, 3, 4,5; Goegraphy: 1-3; Economics: 1, 5, 6: Government: 1; 2, 3; Citizenship Rights and Responsibilities: 2, 3, 7, 8.

Michigan Curriculum Framework: Content Standards and Working Draft Benchmarks: Social Studies: Historical Perspectives: Middle School and High School; Strand I.1; I.3; I.4; Geographic Perspective: II.1-II.5; Civic Perspective: Strand III.3-III.5; Economic Perspective: Strand IV.4 and IV.5.

New Jersey Core Curriculum Content Standards:Civics, Standard 6.2: Through Grade 8: D.3 and D.4; E.2, E.4, E.5, E.7; and Through Grade 12: A.1, A.7; B.5, C.6; E.2, E.3, E.5, E.15; Standard 6.3: World History: Through Grade 12: G; H; Standard 6.4: United States and New Jersey history: Through Grade 12: K; L; Standard 6.6 Through Grade 12: Geography: E.1-E.4.

Georgia Performance Standards: Social Studies: Grade 5, Historical Understandings: SS5H7 - SS5H9; Economic Understandings: SS5E1.d, SS5E2 and SS5E3; Grade 8, Georgia Studies: Historical Understandings: SS8H10-12; Economic Understandings: SS8E3; High School, Economic Understandings: SSEF4 and 5; SSEIN2; United States History Social Studies: SSUSH20 - 25.

North Carolina Standard Course of Study: Grade 11, US History: 10.02- 10.05; 11; 12.01-12.05; and African American Studies:7.02, 7.06, 8.


Last updated July 2, 2008.




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