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1 James Madison High School Social Studies Department World History and Geography 1 Power Standards Human Beginnings Students will be able to explain that Homo Sapiens emerged from Africa between 100,000 and 400,000 years ago and migrated around the world. Students will be able to explain that early human hunter-gatherer societies, through the development of culture, began the process of overcoming the limits set by the physical environment leading to fire-making, agriculture, domestication of animals and permanent settlements. Students will be able to define the role of an anthropologists and archaeologist as ones who study past cultures and analyze human remains, fossils and artifacts. River Valley Civilizations Students will be able to identify the early River Valley civilizations (Egyptians, Mesopotamian, Indian, and Chinese) and identify groups associated with the civilizations. Students will be able to identify the characteristics of civilization. Students will be able to explain and compare the development of civilizations. Students will be able to analyze civilizations through their contributions to social, political, and economic progress. Students will be able to describe the religious traditions that developed in ancient civilizations from polytheism as it was practiced by most early civilizations to monotheism as it was practiced by the Hebrews. Students will be able to explain the development of Judaism and summarize the essential beliefs of the religion that became the foundation of Christianity and Islam.

2 India and China Students will be able to explain that classical Indian civilization began in the Indus River Valley and spread throughout the Indian subcontinent and with the influence of Indo-European migrations created a rigidly structured society through the caste system. Students will be able to compare and contrast the development and expansion of Hinduism and Buddhism as well as their major characteristics. Students will be able to explain that Chinese culture began around 1500 BCE and will be able to differentiate the succession of ruling families called dynasties. Students will be able to explain that the Silk Road facilitated trade and contact between China and other cultures as far away as Rome and that the Great Wall of China was built to keep out nomadic invaders. Students will be able to compare and contrast the contributions of Confucianism and Taoism in forming the Chinese culture, social order, and values. Students will be able to identify and explain the contributions of the Zhou, Qin, and the Han Dynasty. Students will be able to compare and contrast the development of early Japan and Korea and explain the role of Chinese cultural influence. Ancient Greece and Persia Students will be able to explain the role of geography in the creation of Greek city-states as a stimulus to colonization leading to Greek domination in the Mediterranean region. Students will be able to explain the evolution of Greek democracy and how that was influenced Western political thought. Students will be able to compare and contrast Athens and Sparta and the role that their relationship played in the Persian and Peloponnesian Wars, first as allies then as enemies. Students will be able to evaluate the contributions of the Greeks, with regards to philosophy, literature, science, drama, architecture, math, and art and how such accomplishments reflected social values and attitudes of the culture. Students will be able to explain Greek religion and myths and how they have impacted western thought and culture.

3 Students will be able to analyze the rise of Macedonia and explain the scope and impact of Hellenistic culture as a result of Alexander s imperial conquests (empire from Greece through Egypt to India). Ancient Rome Students will be able to identify the role of geography in the creation of a Roman State and the cultural impact that Greece had on Rome. Students will be able to relate how the Punic Wars resulted in Roman domination of the Mediterranean basin. Students will be able to trace the territorial and cultural expansion of Rome. Students will be able to assess how the major contributions of Roman civilization impacted on Western culture. Students will be able to describe the institutions of the Roman Republic. Students will analyze how Rome was transformed from a Republic to an Empire. Students will be able to assess the economic, social and political impact of Imperial Rome. Students will be able to describe the origins, traditions, customs beliefs and spread of Christianity. Students will evaluate the conditions contributing to the decline of the Roman Empire. Students will be able to define the concept of a classical civilization and apply that to the four classical civilizations and analyze ways in which trade networks may have contributed to their economic integration. Students will compare and contrast institutions of slavery and forced labor in all four civilization.

4 Africa and the Americas Students will be able to trace the development and demise of the civilizations in the Americas and describe the location, as well as the political, economic and social characteristics of the Mayan, Aztec and Incan civilizations. Students will be able to trace the development and demise of the states and empires in the Africa and describe the location, as well as the political, economic and social characteristics of Ghana, Mali, Songhai, Axum and Zimbabwe. Early Medieval Europe Students will be able to explain the social, political and religious growth of the Roman Catholic Church in Western Europe after the decline of the Roman Empire. Students will be able to describe the development of the feudal system in Europe during the Middle Ages and the function of the medieval manor as a social and economic system. Students will be able to analyze the influence of Charlemagne on the revival of the Roman Empire. Students will be able to trace the developing influences of the Angles, Saxons, Magyars and Vikings on Europe. Late Medieval Europe Students will be able to locate and identify Great Britain, France, Spain and Russia. Students will be able to describe the political development of England applying that understanding to American institutions of State. Students will be able to describe the political development of France, Spain and Russia. Students will be able to examine Medieval European cultural achievements in art, literature, Architecture and the rise of scholasticism. Students will be able to trace the causes and effects of the Crusades.

5 Renaissance Students will be able to explain that wealth accumulated from European trade with the Middle East led to the rise of Italian city-states. Students will be able to describe the new ideas produced during the Renaissance that were reflected in the arts, philosophy, and literature. Students will be able to examine the shift from medieval art and literature, that focused on the Church and salvation, to Renaissance art and literature which focused on individuals and worldly matters, as well as the shift to more secular education. Students will be able to identify three prominent Italian and Northern Renaissance artists and writers. Students will be able to trace the spread of the Renaissance from Italy to Northern Europe. Post Classical Period and Regional Interactions Students will be able to trace the rise and fall of the Byzantine Empire and the development of Slavic Culture in Kiev and Moscow. Students will be able to discuss the basic teachings and practices of Islam, and the impact of Islamic achievements. Students will be able to improve skills in historical research and geographic analysis by comparing modern political boundaries with the location of major empires and analyzing trends in movement and cultural interaction during the era of Regional interaction. Students will be able to assess the significance of the Mongol empires an explain the role of Genghis Khan, Kublai Khan, and the effects of Mongol rule on the peoples of China, Russia, and SW Asia. Students will be able to analyze the origins and early expansion of the Ottoman Turks up to the capture of Constantinople.

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