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World History

Highlighted GLES will be tested on the District End of Year Test
ยง1129. History (Core Course: World History)

A. History: Strand

1. Historical Thinking Skills

GLE 1: Construct a timeline to explain and analyze historical periods in world history (H-1A-H1);

GLE 2: Compare historical periods or historical conflicts in terms of similar issues, actions, or trends in world history (H-1A-H1);

GLE 3: Contrast past and present events or ideasin world history, demonstrating awareness of differing political, social, or economic context (H-1A-H1);

GLE 4: Analyze change or continuity in areas of the world over time based on information in stimulus material (H-1A-H1);

GLE 5: Describe multiple perspectives on an historical issue or event in world history (H-1A-H2);

GLE 6: Analyze the point of view of an historical figure or group in world history (H-1A-H2);

GLE 7: Analyze or interpret a given historical event, idea, or issue in world history (H-1A-H2);

GLE 8: Debate an historical point of view, with supporting evidence, on an issue or event in world history (H-1A-H2);

GLE 9: Evaluate and use multiple primary or secondary materials to interpret historical facts, ideas, or issues (H-1A-H3);

GLE 10: Determine when primary and/or secondary sources would be most useful when analyzing historical events (H-1A-H3);

GLE 11: Propose and defend alternative courses of action to address an historical or contemporary issue, and evaluate their positive and negative implications (H-1A-H4);

GLE 12: Analyze and evaluate the credibility of a given historical document (e.g., in terms of its source, unstated assumptions) (H-1A-H4);

GLE 13: Analyze source material to identify opinion or propaganda and persuasive techniques (H-1AH4);

GLE 14: Interpret a political cartoon depicting an historical event, issue, or perspective (H-1A-H4);

GLE 15: Interpret or analyze historical data in a map, table, or graph to explain historical factors or trends (H-1A-H4);

GLE 16: Construct a narrative summary of an historical speech or address (H-1A-H5);

GLE 17: Conduct historical research using a variety of resources to answer historical questions related to world history and present that research in appropriate format(s) (visual, electronic, written) (H-1A-H5);

GLE 18: Analyze causes and effects in historical and contemporary world events, using a variety of resources (H-1A-H6);

2. World History

GLE 19: Explain the origins, developments, and consequences of the transatlantic slave trade between Africa and the Americas and Europe (H-1C-H6);

GLE 20: Identify major technological innovations in shipbuilding, navigation, and naval warfare, and explain how these technological advances were related to European voyages of exploration, conquest, and colonization (H-1C-H6);

GLE 21: Identify demographic, economic, and social trends in major world regions (H-1C-H7);

GLE 22: Describe key features of the Renaissance, Reformation, Scientific Revolution, and the Age of Enlightenment (H-1C-H7);

GLE 23: Describe major changes in world political boundaries between 1450 and 1770 and assess the extent and limitations of European political and military power in Africa, Asia, and the Americas as of the mideighteenth century (H-1C-H8);

GLE 24: Describe the development of nationstates and major world powers (H-1C-H8);

GLE 25: Describe the goals and consequences of European colonization in the Americas (H-1C-H9);

GLE 26: Describe the European commercial penetration of Asia and the impact on trade (H-1C-H9);

GLE 27: Identify the influence of European economic power within Africa and its impact on other parts of the world (H-1C-H9);

GLE 28: Describe the major ideas of philosophers and their effects on the world (H-1C-H10);

GLE 29: Identify causes and evaluate effects of major political revolutions since the seventeenth century (H-1C-H10);

GLE 30: Describe how the American Revolution differed from the French Revolution and the impact both had on world political developments (H-1C-H10);

GLE 31: Describe the characteristics of the agricultural revolution that occurred in England and Western Europe and analyze its effects on population growth,industrialization, and patterns of landholding (H-1C-H11);

GLE 32: Describe the expansion of industrial economies and the resulting social transformations throughout the world (e.g., urbanization, change in daily work life) (H-1C-H11);

GLE 33: Describe the motives, major events, and effects of Western European and American imperialism in Africa, Asia, and the Americas (H-1C-H12);

GLE 34: Using a map, identify the extent of European and American territorial expansion (H-1C-H12);

GLE 35: Describe the origins, major events, and peace settlements of World War I from multiple international perspectives (H-1C-H13);

GLE 36: Describe the causes and consequences of the Russian Revolution of 1917 (H-1C-H13);

GLE 37: Explain how art, literature, and intellectual thought reflect changes brought about by World War I (e.g., Freud, Einstein) (H-1C-H13);

GLE 38: Explain the causes and consequences of global depression following World War I (H-1C-H13);

GLE 39: Describe the political, social, and economic conditions leading to the rise of totalitarianism in the Soviet Union, Germany, Italy, Japan, and Spain (H-1CH13);

GLE 40: Describe the origins, major events, and peace settlements of World War II including decisions made at wartime conferences (H-1C-H13);

GLE 41: Explain the consequences of World War II as a total war (e.g., occupation of defeated powers, Nuremberg trials, Japanese war trials, Cold War, NATO, Warsaw Pact) (H-1C-H13);

GLE 42: Explain major differences in the political ideologies and values of the Western democracies versus the Soviet bloc and how they led to development of the Cold War (H-1C-H14);

GLE 43: Describe the causes and effects of major Cold War crises and military conflicts on the world (H-1CH14);

GLE 44: Analyze and compare the development of Communism in the Soviet Union and China (H-1C-H14);

GLE 45: Describe the end of colonial rule in Asia, Africa, the Americas, and the Middle East (H-1CH14);

GLE 46: Describe the role of the United Nations in the contemporary world (H-1C-H14);

GLE 47: Analyze the consequences of the breakup of the Soviet Union on the world (H-1C-H15);

GLE 48: Describe terrorist movements in terms of their proliferation and impact on politics and societies (H-1C-H15);

GLE 49: Describe the progress and status of democratic movements and civil rights around the world (H-1C-H15);

GLE 50: Explain the political, social, and economic significance of the growing interdependence in the global economy (H-1C-H15);

GLE 51: Analyze information about current economic systems undergoing change (e.g., command economy to mixed economy, traditional economy to industrial economy, developing countries to developed countries) (H-1C-H15);

GLE 52: Describe and evaluate the significance and possible consequences of major technological innovations and trends (H-1C-H15).

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