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Topic: Transformations in Africa, Asia, and Latin America, 1920’s-1930’s 

World History

 Standard 40.  Understands the search for peace and stability throughout the world in the 1920s and 1930s
  Level II (Grade 5-6)
   Benchmark 2.Understands how the settlements of World War I influenced the Middle East, Africa, Asia, and Latin America (e.g., the mandate system created by the League of Nations and how it changed European rule in the Middle East and Africa, how World War I settlements contributed to the rise of both Pan-Arabism and nationalist struggles for the independence in the Middle East, how the readjustment of national borders in Africa after World War I affected people in East and West Africa)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands how the settlements of World War I influenced the Middle East
     2.Understands how the settlements of World War I influenced Africa
     3.Understands how the settlements of World War I influenced Asia
     4.Understands how the settlements of World War I influenced Latin America
     5.Understands the mandate system created by the League of Nations
     6.Understands how the mandate system changed European rule in the Middle East
     7.Understands how the mandate system changed European rule in Africa
     8.Understands how World War I settlements contributed to the rise of Pan-Arabism
     9.Understands how World War I settlements contributed to the rise of nationalist struggles for the independence in the Middle East
     10.Understands how the readjustment of national borders in Africa after World War I affected people in East Africa
     11.Understands how the readjustment of national borders in Africa after World War I affected people in West Africa
  Level III (Grade 7-8)
   Benchmark 2.Understands internal shifts in the political conditions of China and Japan in the 1920s and 1930s (e.g., the factors that influenced the struggle for dominance in China between the Kuomintang and the Communist Party, how militarism and fascism derailed parliamentary democracy in Japan)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands internal shifts in the political conditions of China in the 1920s and 1930s
     2.Understands internal shifts in the political conditions of Japan in the 1920s and 1930s
     3.Understands the factors that influenced the struggle for dominance in China between the Kuomintang and the Communist Party
     4.Understands how militarism derailed parliamentary democracy in Japan
     5.Understands how fascism derailed parliamentary democracy in Japan
   Benchmark 3.Understands the goals and policies of European colonial rule in India, Africa, and Southeast Asia, and how these policies affected indigenous societies and economies (e.g., the response to the Moroccan resistance movement against the Spanish led by Abd al Quadir)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands the goals of European colonial rule in India
     2.Understands the goals of European colonial rule in Africa
     3.Understands the goals of European colonial rule in Southeast Asia
     4.Understands the policies of European colonial rule in India
     5.Understands the policies of European colonial rule in Africa
     6.Understands the policies of European colonial rule in Southeast Asia
     7.Understands how European policies of colonial rule affected indigenous societies
     8.Understands how European policies of colonial rule affected indigenous economies
     9.Understands the response to the Moroccan resistance movement against the Spanish led by Abd al Quadir
  Level IV (Grade 9-12)
   Benchmark 3.Understands reasons for the shifts in the political conditions in nations around the world after World War I (e.g., how social and economic conditions of colonial rule, and ideals of liberal democracy and national autonomy contributed to the rise of nationalist movements in India, Africa, and Southeast Asia; the successes and failures of democratic government in Latin America in the context of class divisions, economic dependency, and U.S. intervention; how Japan's domestic democracy may have fallen victim to its imperialist foreign policy)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands how social conditions of colonial rule contributed to the rise of nationalist movements in India
     2.Understands how economic conditions of colonial rule contributed to the rise of nationalist movements in India
     3.Understands how social conditions of colonial rule contributed to the rise of nationalist movements in Africa
     4.Understands how economic conditions of colonial rule contributed to the rise of nationalist movements in Africa
     5.Understands how social conditions of colonial rule contributed to the rise of nationalist movements in Southeast Asia
     6.Understands how economic conditions of colonial rule contributed to the rise of nationalist movements in Southeast Asia
     7.Understands how ideals of liberal democracy contributed to the rise of nationalist movements in India
     8.Understands how ideals of liberal democracy contributed to the rise of nationalist movements in Africa
     9.Understands how ideals of liberal democracy contributed to the rise of nationalist movements in Southeast Asia
     10.Understands how national autonomy contributed to the rise of nationalist movements in India
     11.Understands how national autonomy contributed to the rise of nationalist movements in Africa
     12.Understands how national autonomy contributed to the rise of nationalist movements in Southeast Asia
     13.Understands the successes of democratic governments in Latin America
     14.Understands the failures of democratic governments in Latin America
     15.Understands the effects of class divisions on democratic governments in Latin America
     16.Understands the effects of economic dependency on democratic governments in Latin America
     17.Understands the effects of U.S. intervention on democratic governments in Latin America
     18.Understands how Japan’s domestic democracy may have fallen victim to its imperialist foreign policy
   Benchmark 8.Understands post-World War I shifts in geographic and political borders in Europe and the Middle East (e.g., how the postwar borders in Southern Europe and the Middle East were created, including influence of local opinion, prewar "spheres of influence," long-and short-term interests; how Ataturk worked to modernize Turkey, how Turkish society and international society responded)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands post-World War I shifts in geographic borders in Europe
     2.Understands post-World War I shifts in political borders in Europe
     3.Understands post-World War I shifts in geographic borders in the Middle East
     4.Understands post-World War I shifts in political borders in the Middle East
     5.Understands how the postwar borders in Southern Europe were created
     6.Understands how the postwar borders in the Middle East were created
     7.Understands the influence of local opinion on postwar borders
     8.Understands the prewar "spheres of influence"
     9.Understands the long term interests in postwar borders
     10.Understands the short term interests in postwar borders
     11.Understands how Ataturk worked to modernize Turkey
     12.Understands how Turkish society responded to modernization
     13.Understands how international society responded to Turkey’s modernization
   Benchmark 9.Understands elements of social and political change in China in the early 20th century (e.g., which populations supported the Kuomintang and the Chinese Communist Party, and how the Japanese invasion of China in the 1930s changed viewpoints regarding these two parties; how Mao Zedong adapted Marxism to Chinese needs and how he viewed the peasantry as a revolutionary force; the goals and outcomes of the three major revolutions in China in the first half of the century)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands elements of social change in China in the early 20th century
     2.Understands elements of political change in China in the early 20th century
     3.Understands which populations supported the Kuomintang
     4.Understands which populations supported the Chinese Communist Party
     5.Understands how the Japanese invasion of China in the 1930s changed viewpoints regarding the two parties
     6.Understands how Mao Zedong adapted Marxism to Chinese needs
     7.Understands how Mao Zedong viewed the peasantry as a revolutionary force
     8.Understands the goals of the three major revolutions in China in the first half of the century
     9.Knows the outcomes of the three major revolutions in China in the first half of the century
   Benchmark 10.Understands the conditions of the Hussein-McMahon correspondence and the Sykes-Picot agreement, how they differed from the conditions of the treaties of Versailles and San Remo, and what each party sought to gain from these efforts
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands the conditions of the Hussein-McMahon correspondence
     2.Understands the conditions of the Sykes-Picot agreement
     3.Understands how the Hussein-McMahon correspondence and the Sykes-Picot agreement differed from the conditions of the treaties of Versailles and San Remo
     4.Understands what each party sought to gain from the Hussein-McMahon correspondence
     5.Understands what each party sought to gain from the Sykes-Picot agreement