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United States History 
 Standard 31.Understands economic, social, and cultural developments in the contemporary United States
  
Topics1. Social issues and individual rights in contemporary American society; 2. Social change and development; 3. Roles and experiences of diverse groups; 4. Role of women
   Level IV (Grade 9-12)
  Benchmark 5.Understands major contemporary social issues and the groups involved (e.g., the current debate over affirmative action and to what degree affirmative action policies have reached their goals; the evolution of government support for the rights of the disabled; the emergence of the Gay Liberation Movement and civil rights of gay Americans; continuing debates over multiculturalism, bilingual education, and group identity and rights vs. individual rights and identity; successes and failures of the modern feminist movement)
   Vocabulary terms
A.  contemporary social issues
B.  contemporary social groups
  Knowledge/skill statements
  1. Knows about major contemporary social issues   
  2. Knows the groups involved in major contemporary social issues   
  3. Knows about the current debate over affirmative action   
  4. Knows to what extent affirmative action policies have reached their goals   
  5. Knows about the evolution of government support for the rights of the disabled   
  6. Knows about the Gay Liberation Movement and the progress of civil rights of gay Americans   
  7. Knows sides of the debates over multiculturalism   
  8. Knows sides of the debates over bilingual education   
  9. Knows about the tension between group rights and identity and individual rights and identity   
  10. Knows the successes and failures of the modern feminist movement   


Citation Log: BD(BE,130-131;​AE,237,238,239;​NE,28)
Citation reference
BD = benchmark, declarative
BP = benchmark, procedural
BC = benchmark, contextual

1st letter/number of each code in parentheses:
A   NCHS: U.S. History, Expanded Edition
B   NCHS: Basic Edition
L   Lessons from History
N   NAEP: Framework 2006

2nd letter code :
E = Explicitly stated in document
I = Implicit in document

Number:
Page number of the cited document