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Topic: Purpose and function of international organizations 

Civics

 Standard 22.  Understands how the world is organized politically into nation-states, how nation-states interact with one another, and issues surrounding U.S. foreign policy
  Level III (Grade 6-8)
   Benchmark 7.Knows the purposes and functions of major governmental international organizations (e.g., UN, NATO, OAS, World Court) and nongovernmental international organizations (e.g., International Red Cross, World Council of Churches, Amnesty International)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows the purposes and functions of major governmental international organizations
     2.Knows the purposes and functions of major nongovernmental international organizations
     3.Knows that the UN is a governmental international organization
     4.Knows that NATO is a governmental international organization
     5.Knows that the OAS is a governmental international organization
     6.Knows that the World Court is a governmental international organization
     7.Knows that the International Red Cross is a nongovernmental international organization
     8.Knows that the World Council of Churches is a nongovernmental international organization
     9.Knows that Amnesty International is a nongovernmental international organization
  Level IV (Grade 9-12)
   Benchmark 10.Understands the purposes and functions of major governmental international organizations such as the Organization of American States and major non-governmental international organizations such as the Roman Catholic Church and multinational corporations
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands the purposes and functions of major governmental international organizations
     2.Understands the purpose and functions of the Organization of American States
     3.Understands the purposes and functions of major non-governmental international organizations
     4.Understands the purpose and functions of the Roman Catholic Church
     5.Understands the purpose and functions of multinational corporations
   Benchmark 11.Understands the role of the United States in establishing and maintaining principal international organizations (e.g., UN, UNICEF, GATT, NATO, OAS, World Bank, International Monetary Fund)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands the role of the U.S. in establishing principal international organizations
     2.Understands the role of the U.S. in maintaining principal international organizations
     3.Understands the role of the U.S. in establishing and maintaining the UN
     4.Understands the role of the U.S. in establishing and maintaining UNICEF
     5.Understands the role of the UN in establishing and maintaining GATT
     6.Understands the role of the U.S. in establishing and maintaining NATO
     7.Understands the role of the U.S. in establishing and maintaining the OAS
     8.Understands the role of the U.S. in establishing and maintaining the World Bank
     9.Understands the role of the U.S. in establishing and maintaining the International Monetary Fund