Wisconsin Academic Standards
WI.SS.Hist. History (Hist)
SS.Hist2: Wisconsin students will analyze, recognize, and evaluate patterns of continuity and change over time and contextualization of historical events.
Hist2.a: Patterns stay the same over a period of time
SS.Hist2.a.m. Explain patterns of continuity over time in the community, the state, the United States, and the world.
Hist2.b: Patterns change over a period of time
SS.Hist2.b.m. Explain patterns of change over time in the community, the state, the United States, and the world.
WI.SS.PS. Political Science (PS)
SS.PS2: Wisconsin students will examine and interpret rights, privileges, and responsibilities in society.
PS2.a: Civil Rights and Civil Liberties
SS.PS2.a.m. Analyze the scope and limits of individual protections found in the Constitution and the Bill of Rights. Describe the evolution of rights over time including key laws, constitutional changes, and court decisions that contributed to these developments. Predict how collective action movements work to extend equal rights to groups and individuals.
PS2.c: Asserting and Reaffirming of Human Rights
SS.PS2.c.m. Compare and contrast the political, social, and economic status of marginalized groups both historically and in the present, both in the United States and worldwide. Investigate how groups (e.g., women, religious groups, civil rights groups, Indigenous peoples, LGBTQ) have advocated for access to greater rights.
SS.PS3: Wisconsin students will analyze and evaluate the powers and processes of political and civic institutions.
PS3.b: Linkage Institutions
SS.PS3.b.m. Analyze the role of various types of media in elections and functions of government. Analyze how elections and political parties in the United States connect the people to government. Summarize how civic institutions influence society and politics. (e.g., special interest groups, chamber of commerce, lobbying).