National Curriculum Standards for Social Studies (NCSS)
PEOPLE, PLACES, AND ENVIRONMENTS
SOCIAL STUDIES PROGRAMS SHOULD INCLUDE EXPERIENCES THAT PROVIDE FOR THE STUDY OF PEOPLE, PLACES, AND ENVIRONMENTS.
KNOWLEDGE - Learners will understand:
Human modifications of the environment.
National Center for History in Schools (NCHS)
Historical Thinking Standards
Reconstruct the literal meaning of a historical passage.
United States History Content Standards
Era 8: The Great Depression and World War II (1929-1945)
The causes of the Great Depression and how it affected American society.
The student understands the causes of the crash of 1929 and the Great Depression.
The student understands how American life changed during the 1930s.
How the New Deal addressed the Great Depression, transformed American federalism, and initiated the welfare state.
The student understands the New Deal and the presidency of Franklin D. Roosevelt.
Era 10: Contemporary United States (1968 to the present)
Recent developments in foreign and domestic politics.
The student understands domestic politics in contemporary society.