Arizona's College and Career Ready Standards
AZ.SS07-S1. American History
SS07-S1C1. Research Skills for History: Historical research is a process in which students examine topics or questions related to historical studies and/or current issues. By using primary and secondary sources effectively students obtain accurate and relevant information.
SS07-S1C1-07. Analyze cause and effect relationships between and among individuals and/or historical events.
SS07-S1C1-08. Describe two points of view on the same historical event.
SS07-S1C6. Civil War and Reconstruction 1850 - 1877: Regional conflicts led to the Civil War and resulted in significant changes to American social, economic, and political structures.
SS07-S1C6-05. Describe the impact of various events and movements that influenced Reconstruction: a) Lincoln's assassination; b) Ku Klux Klan and the development of Jim Crow laws; c) Freedmen's Bureau; d) Civil War Constitutional Amendments; e) industrialization.
SS07-S1C6-06. Describe the basic provisions of the Thirteenth, Fourteenth, and Fifteenth Amendments.
SS07-S3C1. Foundations of Government: The United States democracy is based on principles and ideals that are embodied by symbols, people and documents.
SS07-S3C1-01. Analyze the significance of the principles and ideals of the following documents: a) Bill of Rights (as related to specific time periods); b) Emancipation Proclamation.
SS07-S3C3. Functions of Government: Laws and policies are developed to govern, protect, and promote the well-being of the people.
SS07-S3C3-02. Identify the government's role in progressive reforms (e.g., women's suffrage, labor unions, temperance movement, civil rights).
SS07-S3C4. Rights, Responsibilities, and Roles of Citizenship: The rights, responsibilities and practices of United States citizenship are founded in the Constitution and the nation's history.
SS07-S3C4-05. Describe the impact of Constitutional Amendments and laws (i.e., Thirteenth, Fourteenth, Fifteenth, Eighteenth, Nineteenth, and Twenty-first Amendments, Jim Crow Laws, Black Codes, Dawes Act) that came about during the historical time periods studied.
AZ.RH.6-8. Reading Standards for Literacy in History/Social Studies
Craft and Structure
RH.6-8.4. Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including vocabulary specific to domains related to history/social studies.
RH.6-8.5. Describe how a text presents information (e.g., sequentially, comparatively, causally).
Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity
RH.6-8.10. By the end of grade 8, read and comprehend history/social studies texts in the grades 6-8 text complexity band independently and proficiently.