Standard 4: The Relationship of the United States to Other Nations in World Affairs
Students analyze the interactions between the United States and other nations and evaluate the role of the United States in world affairs. USG.4.1 Compare and contrast governments throughout the world with the United States government in terms of source of the government’s power.
USG.4.2 Describe how different governments interact in world affairs. (Individuals, Society and Culture)
Treaties and agreements
USG.4.3 Analyze reasons for conflict among nations, such as competition for resources and territory, differences in ideology, and religious or ethnic conflicts.
Reasons for Conflict Between Nations
USG.4.4 Provide examples of governmental and non-governmental international organizations and explain their role in international affairs.
USG.4.8 Identify and explain world issues, including political, cultural, demographic, economic and environmental challenges that affect the United States foreign policy in specific regions of the world. .
Global climate change
USG.4.9 Discuss specific foreign policy issues that impact local community and state interests. (Economics; Individuals, Society and Culture)