Social Studies - 2018-19

USII.9c - Representative Citizens

The student will apply social science skills to understand the key domestic and international issues during the second half of the twentieth and early twenty-first centuries by

c) analyzing how representative citizens have influenced America scientifically, culturally, academically, and economically;


Adopted: 2015

BIG IDEAS

UNDERSTANDING THE STANDARD

Representative citizens have contributed to and influenced America scientifically, culturally, academically, and economically.

ESSENTIALS

Examples including but not limited to…

There have been contributions and influence of individuals during the second half of the twentieth and early twenty-first centuries who have changed America:

 Scientific advancements include those related to medicine, technology, environment, and space.

 Cultural advancements include those related to music, media, art, communication, technology, and architecture.

 Academic advancement include contributions to a field of study.

 Economic advancements include those related to banking, business, and industry.


KEY VOCABULARY

Updated: May 16, 2018