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Here are the state standards that we will be testing:
10.1 Students relate the moral and ethical principles in ancient Greek and Roman philosophy, in Judaism,
and in Christianity to the development of Western political thought.
- Analyze the similarities and differences in Judeo-Christian and Greco-Roman views of law, reason and faith, and duties
of the individual.
- Trace the development of the Western political ideas of the rule of law and illegitimacy of tyranny, using selections
from Plato's Republic and Aristotle's Politics.
- Consider the influence of the U.S. Constitution on political systems in the contemporary world.
10.2 Students compare and contrast the Glorious Revolution of England, the American Revolution, and the French
Revolution and their enduring effects worldwide on the political expectations for self-government and individual liberty.
- Compare the major ideas of philosophers and their effects on the democratic revolutions in England, the United States,
France, and Latin America (e.g., John Locke, Charles-Louis Montesquieu, Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Simón Bolívar, Thomas Jefferson,
- List the principles of the Magna Carta, the English Bill of Rights (1689), the American Declaration of Independence (1776),
the French Declaration of the Rights of Man and the Citizen (1789), and the U.S. Bill of Rights (1791).
- Understand the unique character of the American Revolution, its spread to other parts of the world, and its continuing
significance to other nations.
- Explain how the ideology of the French Revolution led France to develop from constitutional monarchy to democratic despotism
to the Napoleonic empire.
- Discuss how nationalism spread across Europe with Napoleon but was repressed for a generation under the Congress of Vienna
and Concert of Europe until the Revolutions of 1848.
10.3 Students analyze the effects of the Industrial Revolution in England, France, Germany, Japan, and the
- Analyze why England was the first country to industrialize.
- Examine how scientific and technological changes and new forms of energy brought about massive social, economic, and cultural
change (e.g., the inventions and discoveries of James Watt, Eli Whitney, Henry Bessemer, Louis Pasteur, Thomas Edison).
- Describe the growth of population, rural to urban migration, and growth of cities associated with the Industrial Revolution.
- Trace the evolution of work and labor, including the demise of the slave trade and the effects of immigration, mining
and manufacturing, division of labor, and the union movement.
- Understand the connections among natural resources, entrepreneurship, labor, and capital in an industrial economy.
- Analyze the emergence of capitalism as a dominant economic pattern and the responses to it, including Utopianism, Social
Democracy, Socialism, and Communism.
- Describe the emergence of Romanticism in art and literature (e.g., the poetry of William Blake and William Wordsworth),
social criticism (e.g., the novels of Charles Dickens), and the move away from Classicism in Europe.
10.4 Students analyze patterns of global change in the era of New Imperialism in at least two of the following
regions or countries: Africa, Southeast Asia, China, India, Latin America, and the Philippines.
- Describe the rise of industrial economies and their link to imperialism and colonial-ism (e.g., the role played by national
security and strategic advantage; moral issues raised by the search for national hegemony, Social Darwinism, and the missionary
impulse; material issues such as land, resources, and technology).
- Discuss the locations of the colonial rule of such nations as England, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the Netherlands,
Russia, Spain, Portugal, and the United States.
- Explain imperialism from the perspective of the colonizers and the colonized and the varied immediate and long-term responses
by the people under colonial rule.
- Describe the independence struggles of the colonized regions of the world, including the roles of leaders, such as Sun
Yat-sen in China, and the roles of ideology and religion.