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Topic: Changing role of the United States in world affairs, early 20th century 

United States History

 Standard 21.  Understands the changing role of the United States in world affairs through World War I
  Level II (Grade 5-6)
   Benchmark 1.Understands various U.S. foreign policies in the early part of the 20th century (e.g., the Open Door policy; places the U.S. claimed, occupied, or protected in the Caribbean after the Spanish-American War; the importance of the Panama Canal)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands the Open Door policy
     2.Knows the places the U.S. claimed in the Caribbean after the Spanish-American War
     3.Knows the places the U.S. occupied in the Caribbean after the Spanish-American War
     4.Knows the places the U.S. protected in the Caribbean after the Spanish-American War
     5.Understands the importance of the Panama Canal
  Level IV (Grade 9-12)
   Benchmark 1.Understands U.S. foreign policy and involvement in foreign countries in the early 20th century (e.g., Wilson’s moral diplomacy and the Mexican Revolution, the commercial basis of foreign policy in East Asia, the Roosevelt Corollary and its connection to the Monroe Doctrine, the U.S. role in the Panama Revolution of 1903)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands U.S. foreign policy in the early 20th century
     2.Understands the U.S. involvement in foreign countries in the early 20th century
     3.Understands Wilson’s moral diplomacy
     4.Understands the Mexican Revolution
     5.Understands the commercial basis of foreign policy in East Asia
     6.Understands the Roosevelt Corollary
     7.Understands the connection between the Roosevelt Corollary and the Monroe Doctrine
     8.Understands the U.S. role in the Panama Revolution of 1903