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Topic: Politics and international affairs of the 1920s 

United States History

 Standard 22.  Understands how the United States changed between the post-World War I years and the eve of the Great Depression
  Level II (Grade 5-6)
   Benchmark 1.Understands efforts to restrict immigrants and diverse groups of people in the post-World War I era (e.g., the closing of the "Golden Door," nativism and anti-immigrant attitudes)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands efforts to restrict immigrants in the post-World War I era
     2.Understands efforts to restrict diverse groups in the post-World War I era
     3.Understands the closing of the "Golden Door" during the post-World War I era
     4.Understands nativism during the post-World War I era
     5.Understands anti-immigrant attitudes during the post-World War I era
   Benchmark 5.Understands the effects of women’s suffrage on politics (e.g., the major events of women’s suffrage movement from the Seneca Falls Convention of 1848 to the ratification of the 19th amendment; how the 19th Amendment changed political life in America)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands the major events of the women’s suffrage movement from the Seneca Falls convention of 1848 to the ratification of the 19th amendment
     2.Understands how the 19th Amendment changed political life in America
  Level III (Grade 7-8)
   Benchmark 4.Understands events that shaped the political structure of America in the 1920s (e.g., changes in Progressivism during the Harding and Coolidge administrations; foreign policy of the Republican administrations of Harding, Coolidge and Hoover; U.S. territories and spheres of influence in the 1920s; the extent of support for an Equal Rights Amendment)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands changes in Progressivism during the Harding administration
     2.Understands changes in Progressivism during the Coolidge administration
     3.Understands foreign policy of the Republican Harding administration
     4.Understands foreign policy of the Republican Coolidge administration
     5.Understands foreign policy of the Republican Hoover administration
     6.Knows about U.S. territories in the 1920s
     7.Understands the U.S. spheres of interest in the 1920s
     8.Understands the extent of support for an Equal Rights Amendment in the 1920s
  Level IV (Grade 9-12)
   Benchmark 5.Understands how political issues in the 1920s influenced American society (e.g., the goals and effectiveness of the Republican party in the 1920s, the Harding and Coolidge administrations and the effects of World War I on Progressivism)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands the goals of the Republican party in the 1920s
     2.Understands the effectiveness of the Republican party in the 1920s
     3.Understands the Harding administration
     4.Understands the Coolidge administration
     5.Understands the effects of World War I on Progressivism