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Curriculum Standards for Social Studies
National Council for the Social Studies

Fort Hancock: A Bastion of America's Eastern Seaboard
relates to the following Social Studies Standards:

    Theme III: People, Places, and Environment

  • Standard A - The student elaborates mental maps of locales, regions, and the world that demonstrates understanding of relative location, directions, size, and shape.

    Theme V: Individuals, Groups, and Institutions

  • Standard E - The student identifies and describes examples of tensions between belief systems and government policies and laws.

    Theme VI: Power, Authority, and Governance

  • Standard F - The student explains conditions, actions, and motivations that contribute to conflict and cooperation within and among nations.
  • Standard G - The student describes and analyzes the role of technology in communications, transportation, information-processing, weapons development, or other areas as it contributes to or helps resolve conflicts.

    Theme VII: Production, Distribution, and Consumption

  • Standard F - The student explains and illustrates how values and beliefs influence different economic decisions.

    Theme VIII: Science, Technology, and Society

  • Standard A - The student examines and describes the influence of culture on scientific and technological choices and advancement, such as in transportation, medicine, and warfare.

    Theme IX: Global Connections

  • Standard C - The student analyzes examples of conflict, cooperation, and interdependence among groups, societies, and actions.
  • Standard E - The student describes and explains the relationships and tensions between national sovereignty and global interests in such matters as territory, natural resources, trade, use of technology, and welfare of people.

    Theme X: Civic Ideals, and Practice

  • Standard C - The student locates, accesses, analyzes, organizes, and applies information about selected public issues - recognizing and explaining multiple points of view.

 

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