High School Standards – History
World History 1500 to Present
12.0 Explain causes and consequences of World War I, including imperialism, militarism,
nationalism, and the alliance system.
13.1 Identifying causes of the Great Depression.
14.0 Describe causes and consequences of World War II.
US History to the IR
14.0 Describe how the Civil War influenced the United states, including the Anaconda Plan, and
the major Battles of Bull Run, Antietam, Vicksburg, and Gettysburg and Sherman’s March
to the Sea.
15.2 Describing social restructuring of the South, including Southern military districts, the role
of carpetbaggers and scalawags, the creation of the black codes, and the Ku Klux Klan.
16.0 Explain the transition of the United States from an agrarian society to an industrial nation
prior to World War I.
US History IR to Present
10.0 Describe the impact of World War II on the lives of American citizens, including wartime
economic measures, population shifts, growth in the middle class, growth of industrialization,
advancements in science and technology, increased wealth in the African American community,
racial and ethnic tensions, the G.I. Bill of Rights of 1944, and desegregation of the military.
14.2 Explore contributions of individuals and groups to the modern Civil Rights Movement,
including Martin Luther King, Jr., James Meredith, Medgar Evers, Thurgood Marshall, the
Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC), the Student Nonviolent Coordinating
Committee (SNCC), the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE), the National Association for
the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), and the civil rights foot soldiers.
15.0 Describe changing social and cultural conditions in the United States during the 1950s,
1960s, and 1970s.