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Topic: Women’s movement for civil rights and equal opportunities 

United States History

 Standard 29.  Understands the struggle for racial and gender equality and for the extension of civil liberties
  Level II (Grade 5-6)
   Benchmark 3.Understands the development of the post-World War II women’s movement (e.g., the major issues affecting women and the conflicts these issues engendered, the emergence of the National Organization for Women, post-World War II attitudes toward women)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows the major issues affecting women after World War II
     2.Knows the conflicts engendered by the issues affecting women after World War II
     3.Knows about the emergence of the National Organization for Women
     4.Knows post-World War II attitudes toward women
  Level III (Grade 7-8)
   Benchmark 2.Understands factors that shaped the women's rights movement after World War II (e.g., the factors that contributed to the development of modern feminism; the ideas, agendas, and strategies of feminist and counter-feminist organizations; conflicts originating from within and outside of the women's movement)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows the factors that contributed to the development of modern feminism
     2.Knows the ideas, agendas, and strategies of feminist and counter-feminist organizations
     3.Knows conflicts originating from within and outside of the women’s movement
  Level IV (Grade 9-12)
   Benchmark 2.Understands conflicting perspectives on different issues addressed by the women’s rights movement (e.g., the Equal Rights Amendment, Title VII, and Roe v. Wade)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows about conflicting perspectives on the Equal Rights Amendment
     2.Knows about conflicting perspectives on Title VII

World History

 Standard 35.  Understands patterns of nationalism, state-building, and social reform in Europe and the Americas from 1830 to 1914
  Level IV (Grade 9-12)
   Benchmark 4.Understands the status of different groups in 19th-century Europe (e.g., the changing roles and status of European Jews and the rise of new forms of anti-Semitism; the goals of the women's movement in the 19th century, and the essential ideas outlined by Mary Wollstonecraft in Vindication of the Rights of Women; support for and opposition to women's suffrage in the late 19th century)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     3.Knows the goals of the women’s movement in the 19th century
     4.Knows the essential ideas outlined by Mary Wollstonecraft in Vindication of the Rights of Women
     5.Understands support for and opposition to women’s suffrage in the late 19th century
 Standard 44.  Understands the search for community, stability, and peace in an interdependent world
  Level II (Grade 5-6)
   Benchmark 4.Understands how feminist movements and social conditions have affected the lives of women around the world, and the extent of women's progress toward social equality, economic opportunity, and political rights in various countries
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands how feminist movements and social conditions have affected the lives of women around the world
     2.Understands the extent of women’s progress toward social equality in various countries
     3.Understands the extent of women’s progress toward economic opportunity in various countries
     4.Understands the extent of women’s progress toward political rights in various countries