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Topic: Impact of world economic, technological, and cultural developments 

Civics

 Standard 23.  Understands the impact of significant political and nonpolitical developments on the United States and other nations
  Level IV (Grade 9-12)
   Benchmark 6.Knows some of the principal economic, technological, and cultural effects the United States has had on the world (assembly line manufacturing, research and development in computer technology, popular music, fashion, film, television)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows some of the principal economic effects the U.S. has had on the world
     2.Knows some of the technological effects the U.S. has had on the world
     3.Knows some of the cultural effects the U.S. has had on the world
     4.Knows some of the effects that assembly line manufacturing has had on the world
     5.Knows some of the effects that research and development in computer technology has had on the world
     6.Knows some of the effects that popular music, fashion, film, and television have had on the world
   Benchmark 7.Understands the principal effects that economic conditions, technological developments, and cultural developments in other nations have had on American society and the lives of American citizens (e.g., economic conditions such as multinational corporations, migration of labor; technological developments such as fax machines, personal computers, television; cultural developments such as religious movements, resurgence of ethnic consciousness)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands the principal effects that economic conditions in other nations have had on American society and the lives of American citizens
     2.Understands the principal effects that technological developments in other nations have had on American society and the lives of American citizens
     3.Understands the principal effects that cultural developments in other nations have had on American society and the lives of American citizens
     4.Knows that multinational corporations are an example of an economic condition in other nations which may have an effect on American society and the lives of American citizens
     5.Knows that migration of labor is an example of an economic condition in other nations which may have an effect on American society and the lives of American citizens
     6.Knows that fax machines, personal computers and television are examples of technological developments in other nations which may have an effect on American society and the lives of American citizens
     7.Knows that religious movements are an example of a cultural development in other nations which may have an effect on American society and the lives of American citizens
     8.Knows that resurgence of ethnic consciousness is an example of a cultural development in other nations which may have an effect on American society and the lives of American citizens