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Topic: Social conflict 

United States History

 Standard 22.  Understands how the United States changed between the post-World War I years and the eve of the Great Depression
  Level III (Grade 7-8)
   Benchmark 1.Understands the various social conflicts that took place in the early 1920s (e.g., state and federal government reactions to the growth of radical political movements, rising racial tensions and the resurgence of the Ku Klux Klan, the Garvey Movement, the clash between traditional moral values and changing ideas as exemplified in the Scopes trial and Prohibition, how the restriction of European immigration affected Mexican American immigration)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands state government reactions to the growth of radical political movements in the early 1920s
     2.Understands the federal government’s reactions to the growth of radical political movements in the early 1920s
     3.Understands state government reactions to rising racial tensions and the resurgence of the Ku Klux Klan in the early 1920s
     4.Understands the federal government’s reactions to rising racial tensions and the resurgence of the Ku Klux Klan in the early 1920s
     5.Understands state government reactions to the Garvey Movement
     6.Understands the federal government’s reactions to the Garvey Movement
     7.Understands state government reactions to the clash between traditional moral values and changing ideas as exemplified in the Scopes trail
     8.Understands the federal government’s reactions to the clash between traditional moral values and changing ideas as exemplified in the Scopes trail
     9.Understands state government reactions to the clash between traditional moral values and changing ideas as exemplified in Prohibition
     10.Understands the federal government’s reactions to the clash between traditional moral values and changing ideas as exemplified in Prohibition

Behavioral Studies

 Standard 4.  Understands conflict, cooperation, and interdependence among individuals, groups, and institutions
  Level IV (Grade 9-12)
   Benchmark 1.Understands that conflict between people or groups may arise from competition over ideas, resources, power, and/or status
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands that conflict between people or groups may arise from competition over ideas
     2.Understands that conflict between people or groups may arise from competition over resources
     3.Understands that conflict between people or groups may arise from competition over power
     4.Understands that conflict between people or groups may arise from competition over status
   Benchmark 2.Understands that social change, or the prospect of it, promotes conflict because social, economic, and political changes usually benefit some groups more than others (which is also true of the status quo)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands that social change, or the prospect of it, promotes conflict
     2.Understands that social changes usually benefit some groups more than others
     3.Understands that economic changes usually benefit some groups more than others
     4.Understands that political changes usually benefit some groups more than others
     5.Understands that the status quo usually benefits some groups more than others
   Benchmark 4.Understands that some informal ways of responding to conflict (e.g., pamphlets, demonstrations, cartoons) may reduce tensions and lead to compromise but may be inflammatory and make agreement more difficult to reach
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows that pamphlets are an informal response to conflict
     2.Knows that demonstrations are an informal response to conflict
     3.Knows that cartoons are an informal response to conflict
     4.Knows that informal responses to conflicts may reduce tensions
     5.Knows that informal responses to conflicts may lead to compromise
     6.Knows that informal responses to conflicts may be inflammatory
     7.Knows that informal responses to conflicts may make agreement more difficult to reach
   Benchmark 6.Understands that intergroup conflict does not necessarily end when one segment of society gets a decision in its favor because the "losers" then may work even harder to reverse, modify, or circumvent the change
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands that intergroup conflict does not necessarily end when one segment of society gets a decision in its favor
     2.Understands that when one segment of society gets a decision in its favor the "losers" then may work even harder to reverse the change
     3.Understands that when one segment of society gets a decision in its favor the "losers" then may work even harder to modify the change
     4.Understands that when one segment of society gets a decision in its favor the "losers" then may work even harder to circumvent the change
   Benchmark 7.Understands that even when the majority of people in a society agree on a social decision, the minority who disagree must be protected from oppression, just as the majority may need protection against unfair retaliation from the minority
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands that even when the majority of people in a society agree on a social decision, the minority who disagree must be protected from oppression
     2.Understands that even when the majority of people in a society agree on a social decision the majority may need protection against unfair retaliation from the minority