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Standard: RH.9-10.7

Subject Area: Literacy in History/Social Studies (NYS 5-12 Common Core)
Grades: Commencement, 9th Grade, 10th Grade

Integrate quantitative or technical analysis (e.g., charts, research data) with qualitative analysis in print or digital text.

Standard: RH.11-12.7

Subject Area: Literacy in History/Social Studies (NYS 5-12 Common Core)
Grades: Commencement, 11th Grade, 12th Grade

Integrate and evaluate multiple sources of information presented in diverse formats and media (e.g., visually, quantitatively, as well as in words) in order to address a question or solve a problem.

Conceptual Understanding: SS.4.7.a

Subject Area: NYS Social Studies Framework
Grades: Elementary, 4th Grade

Immigrants came to New York State for a variety of reasons. Many immigrants arriving in New York City were greeted by the sight of the Statue of Liberty and were processed through Ellis Island.

Conceptual Understanding: SS.4.7.b

Subject Area: NYS Social Studies Framework
Grades: Elementary, 4th Grade

Beginning in the 1890s, large numbers of African Americans migrated to New York City and other northern cities to work in factories.

Conceptual Understanding: SS.10.4.b

Subject Area: NYS Social Studies Framework
Grades: Commencement, 10th Grade

Those who faced being colonized engaged in varying forms of resistance and adaptation to colonial rule with varying degrees of success.

Conceptual Understanding: SS.10.5.a

Subject Area: NYS Social Studies Framework
Grades: Commencement, 10th Grade

International competition fueled by nationalism, imperialism, and militarism along with shifts in the balance of power and alliances led to world wars.

Conceptual Understanding: SS.11.2.a

Subject Area: NYS Social Studies Framework
Grades: Commencement, 11th Grade

Following the French and Indian War, the British government attempted to gain greater political and economic control over the colonies. Colonists resisted these efforts, leading to increasing tensions between the colonists and the British government.

Conceptual Understanding: SS.11.2.b

Subject Area: NYS Social Studies Framework
Grades: Commencement, 11th Grade

Failed attempts to mitigate the conflicts between the British government and the colonists led the colonists to declare independence, which they eventually won through the Revolutionary War, which affected individuals in different ways.

Conceptual Understanding: SS.11.2.c

Subject Area: NYS Social Studies Framework
Grades: Commencement, 11th Grade

Weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation led to a convention whose purpose was to revise the Articles of Confederation and instead resulted in the writing of a new Constitution. The ratification debate over the proposed Constitution led the Federalists to agree to add a bill of rights to the Constitution.

Conceptual Understanding: SS.11.2.d

Subject Area: NYS Social Studies Framework
Grades: Commencement, 11th Grade

Under the new Constitution, the young nation sought to achieve national security and political stability as the three branches of government established their relationships with each other and the states.

Conceptual Understanding: SS.11.3.c

Subject Area: NYS Social Studies Framework
Grades: Commencement, 11th Grade

Long‐standing disputes over States rights and slavery and the secession of Southern states from the Union sparked by the election of Abraham Lincoln led to the Civil War. After the issuance of the Emancipation Proclamation, freeing the slaves became a major Union goal. The Civil War resulted in tremendous human loss and physical destruction.

Conceptual Understanding: SS.11.4.a

Subject Area: NYS Social Studies Framework
Grades: Commencement, 11th Grade

Between 1865 and 1900, constitutional rights were extended to African Americans. However, their ability to exercise these rights was undermined by individuals, groups, and government institutions.

Conceptual Understanding: SS.11.5.b

Subject Area: NYS Social Studies Framework
Grades: Commencement, 11th Grade

Rapid industrialization and urbanization created significant challenges and societal problems addressed by a variety of reform efforts.

Conceptual Understanding: SS.11.6.a

Subject Area: NYS Social Studies Framework
Grades: Commencement, 11th Grade

In the late 1800s, various strategic and economic factors led to a greater focus on foreign affairs and debates over the United States’ role in the world.

Conceptual Understanding: SS.11.6.b

Subject Area: NYS Social Studies Framework
Grades: Commencement, 11th Grade

While the United States attempted to follow its traditional policy of neutrality at the beginning of World War I, the nation eventually became involved in the war. President Woodrow Wilson led the nation into war with the hope of reforming the international order through his Fourteen Points.

Conceptual Understanding: SS.11.6.c

Subject Area: NYS Social Studies Framework
Grades: Commencement, 11th Grade

World War I had important social, political, and economic effects on American society.

Conceptual Understanding: SS.11.7.a

Subject Area: NYS Social Studies Framework
Grades: Commencement, 11th Grade

The 1920s was a time of cultural change in the country, characterized by clashes between modern and traditional values.

Conceptual Understanding: SS.11.7.c

Subject Area: NYS Social Studies Framework
Grades: Commencement, 11th Grade

For many Americans, the 1920s was a time of prosperity. However, underlying economic problems reflected by the stock market crash of 1929 led to the Great Depression. President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s responses to the Great Depression increased the role of the federal government.

Conceptual Understanding: SS.11.8.a

Subject Area: NYS Social Studies Framework
Grades: Commencement, 11th Grade

As situations overseas deteriorated, President Roosevelt’s leadership helped move the nation from a policy of neutrality to a pro‐Allied position and ultimately direct involvement in the war.

Conceptual Understanding: SS.11.8.b

Subject Area: NYS Social Studies Framework
Grades: Commencement, 11th Grade

United States entry into World War II had a significant impact on American society.

Conceptual Understanding: SS.11.8.c

Subject Area: NYS Social Studies Framework
Grades: Commencement, 11th Grade

In response to World War II and the Holocaust, the United States played a major role in efforts to prevent such human suffering in the future.

Conceptual Understanding: SS.11.9.a

Subject Area: NYS Social Studies Framework
Grades: Commencement, 11th Grade

After World War II, ideological differences led to political tensions between the United States and the Soviet Union. In an attempt to halt the spread of Soviet influence, the United States pursued a policy of containment.

Conceptual Understanding: SS.11.9.b

Subject Area: NYS Social Studies Framework
Grades: Commencement, 11th Grade

The United States and the Soviet Union engaged in a nuclear arms race that eventually led to agreements that limited the arms buildup and improved United States‐Soviet relations.

Conceptual Understanding: SS.11.9.c

Subject Area: NYS Social Studies Framework
Grades: Commencement, 11th Grade

American strategic interests in the Middle East grew with the Cold War, the creation of the State of Israel, and the increased United States dependence on Middle Eastern oil. The continuing nature of the Arab‐Israeli dispute has helped define the contours of American policy in the Middle East.

Conceptual Understanding: SS.11.9.d

Subject Area: NYS Social Studies Framework
Grades: Commencement, 11th Grade

A combination of factors contributed to the end of the Cold War including American policies and Soviet economic and political problems that led to the loss of Soviet control over Eastern Europe.

Conceptual Understanding: SS.11.11.a

Subject Area: NYS Social Studies Framework
Grades: Commencement, 11th Grade

The United States created a coalition to defeat Iraq in the Persian Gulf War (1991), but was reluctant to commit American military power through the rest of the decade.

Conceptual Understanding: SS.11.11.b

Subject Area: NYS Social Studies Framework
Grades: Commencement, 11th Grade

In response to the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, the United States launched the War on Terror which involved controversial foreign and domestic policies.

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