Alaska Content and Performance Standards
AK.A. History: A student should understand that history is a record of human experiences that links the past to the present and the future. A student who meets the content standard should:
A.6. Know that cultural elements, including language, literature, the arts, customs, and belief systems, reflect the ideas and attitudes of a specific time and know how the cultural elements influence human interaction.
AK.B. History: A student should understand historical themes through factual knowledge of time, places, ideas, institutions, cultures, people, and events. A student who meets the content standard should:
B.1. Comprehend the forces of change and continuity that shape human history through the following persistent organizing themes:
B.1.e. Major developments in societies as well as changing patterns related to class, ethnicity, race, and gender.