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Topic: Prevention and management of conflict 

Civics

 Standard 11.  Understands the role of diversity in American life and the importance of shared values, political beliefs, and civic beliefs in an increasingly diverse American society
  Level IV (Grade 9-12)
   Benchmark 3.Knows examples of conflicts stemming from diversity, and understands how some conflicts have been managed and why some of them have not yet been successfully resolved
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows examples of conflicts stemming from diversity
     2.Understands how some conflicts about diversity have been managed successfully
     3.Understands why some conflicts about diversity have not yet been successfully resolved
   Benchmark 4.Knows why constitutional values and principles must be adhered to when managing conflicts over diversity
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows why constitutional values must be adhered to when managing conflicts over diversity
     2.Knows why constitutional principles must be adhered to when managing conflicts over diversity
 Standard 13.  Understands the character of American political and social conflict and factors that tend to prevent or lower its intensity
  Level IV (Grade 9-12)
   Benchmark 5.Knows how universal public education and the existence of a popular culture that crosses class boundaries have tended to reduce the intensity of political conflict (e.g., by creating common ground among diverse groups)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows how universal public education has reduced the intensity of political conflict
     2.Knows how the existence of a popular culture that crosses class boundaries has reduced the intensity of political conflict
     3.Knows that common ground among diverse groups has reduced the intensity of political conflict