Social Studies Worksheets and Study Guides Eighth Grade. The New Millennium

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Virginia Standards of Learning

VA.SS.USII. United States History: 1865 to the Present
The United States since World War II
USII.9. The student will apply social science skills to understand the key domestic and international issues during the second half of the twentieth and early twenty-first centuries by:
USII.9.d. Evaluating and explaining American foreign policy, immigration, the global environment, and other emerging issues.
VA.SS.WG. World Geography
Skills
WG.2. The student will analyze how physical and ecological processes shape Earth’s surface by:
WG.2.b. Describing how humans influence the environment and are influenced by it.
WG.18. The student will apply social science skills to analyze how forces of conflict and cooperation affect the division and control of Earth’s surface by:
WG.18.b. Describing ways cooperation among political jurisdictions is used to solve problems and settle disputes.
VA.SS.WHII. World History and Geography: 1500 A.D. (C.E.) to the Present
The Modern Era
WHII.14. The student will apply social science skills to understand the global changes during the early twenty-first century by:
WHII.14.d. Analyzing the increasing impact of terrorism.
VA.SS.VUS. Virginia and United States History
Skills
VUS.1. The student will demonstrate skills for historical thinking, geographical analysis, economic decision making, and responsible citizenship by:
VUS.1.a. Synthesizing evidence from artifacts and primary and secondary sources to obtain information about events in Virginia and United States history.
VUS.1.d. Constructing arguments, using evidence from multiple sources.
VUS.1.e. Comparing and contrasting historical, cultural, economic, and political perspectives in Virginia and United States history.
VUS.1.f. Explaining how indirect cause-and-effect relationships impact people, places, and events in Virginia and United States history.
VUS.1.g. Analyzing multiple connections across time and place.
VUS.1.h. Using a decision-making model to analyze and explain the incentives for and consequences of a specific choice made.
VUS.1.j. Investigating and researching to develop products orally and in writing.
The United States since World War II
VUS.13. The student will apply social science skills to understand the social, political, and cultural movements and changes in the United States during the second half of the twentieth century by:
VUS.13.e. Evaluating and explaining the foreign and domestic policies pursued by the American government after the Cold War.
VUS.14. The student will apply social science skills to understand political and social conditions in the United States during the early twenty-first century by:
VUS.14.b. Evaluating and explaining the changes in foreign policies and the role of the United States in a world confronted by international terrorism, with emphasis on the American response to 9/11 (September 11, 2001).
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