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- 6.1 Demonstrate an understanding of the organization and transformation(s) of world civilizations to 550.
- 6.1.CO Compare the development of social systems among the early river valley civilizations.
- 6.1.CE Summarize how environmental factors influenced the interactions within and between early civilizations.
- 6.1.P Analyze the shift from early to classical civilizations and the enduring contributions of classical civilizations.
- 6.1.CX Contextualize the origins and spread of major world religions and their enduring influence.
- 6.1.CC Analyze changes and continuities that influenced the organization and technological advancements of early and classical world civilizations.
- 6.1.E Analyze multiple perspectives on the political, intellectual, and social achievements of classical societies through a variety of primary and secondary sources.
Increased Global Interactions
- 6.2 Demonstrate an understanding of the increased global interactions among humans from the end of the classical era to the invention of the printing press (i.e., 550–1450).
- 6.2.CO Compare the political systems within world civilizations.
- 6.2.CE Explain the impact of global exchanges among world civilizations.
- 6.2.P Summarize the increased global exchanges among world societies using the Crusades as a major turning point.
- 6.2.CX Contextualize the historical effects of the expansion of the Turks and Mongols on Europe and Asia.
- 6.2.CC Evaluate continuities and changes in cultural and economic interactions between societies in both West Africa and the Americas.
- 6.2.E Analyze multiple perspectives on the increased interactions among and between world societies through a variety of primary and secondary sources.
Development of the Atlantic World
- 6.3 Demonstrate an understanding of the development of the Atlantic World from the invention of the printing press to the Industrial Revolution (i.e., 1450–1760).
- 6.3.CO Compare European motivations for exploration and settlement.
- 6.3.CE Explain the impact of increased global exchanges on the development of the Atlantic World.
- 6.3.P Summarize the impact of the Transatlantic Slave Trade on ideological, political, and social systems in the Atlantic World.
- 6.3.CX Contextualize the experience of indigenous peoples due to expansion and the conflict that arose from it.
- 6.3.CC Analyze the intellectual, political, and social changes in relation to the idea of individual rights from Humanism to the Enlightenment.
- 6.3.E Analyze the short and long term impact of the Atlantic World’s growth using primary and secondary sources across multiple perspectives.
Global Exchanges and Revolutions
- 6.4 Demonstrate an understanding of how increased global exchanges promoted revolution from 1760 to the beginning of the 20th Century.
- 6.4.CO Compare the political revolutions which resulted from the Enlightenment.
- 6.4.CE Analyze the economic, political, and social impacts of colonialism and the rise of imperialism.
- 6.4.P Summarize the local and global impacts of the Industrial Revolution.
- 6.4.CX Contextualize the environmental impact of the Industrial Revolution.
- 6.4.CC Analyze the progression of nationalism in the 19th through the early 20th century.
- 6.4.E Analyze multiple perspectives on increased global interactions and revolutions through a variety of primary and secondary sources.
- 6.5 Demonstrate an understanding of the development of global interdependence from 1920 to the present.
- 6.5.CO Compare the global movements that resulted in the advancement or limitation of human rights during the 20th and 21st centuries.
- 6.5.CE Explain the impact of nationalism on global conflicts and genocides in the 20th and 21st centuries.
- 6.5.P Analyze the impact of increased global interdependence using the Great Depression and Cold War as major turning points in the 20th century.
- 6.5.CX Contextualize various sustainability efforts amid increasing global interdependence.
- 6.5.CC Analyze the progression of technological developments and the resulting cultural diffusion throughout the 20th and 21st centuries.
- 6.5.E Analyze multiple perspectives on global interdependence during the 20th and 21st centuries through a variety of primary and secondary sources.