IL.16. History: Understand events, trends, individuals and movements shaping the history of Illinois, the United States and other nations.
16.C. Understand the development of economic systems.
16.C.3d. World History: Describe major economic trends from 1000 to 1500 CE including long distance trade, banking, specialization of labor, commercialization, urbanization and technological and scientific progress.
16.E. Understand Illinois, United States and world environmental history.
16.E.3d. World History: Describe how the people of the Huang He, Tigris-Euphrates, Nile and Indus river valleys shaped their environments during the agricultural revolution, 4000 - 1000 BCE.