Social Studies - 2019-20

CE.10c - Impact of International Issues on Localities

The student will apply social science skills to understand how public policy is made at the local, state, and national levels of government by

c) describing the impact of international issues and events on local decision making.

2008:

Adopted: 2015

BIG IDEAS

UNDERSTANDING THE STANDARD

Local governments may be required to formulate, adopt, and implement public policies in response to international issues and events.

ESSENTIALS

International issues and events that would require policy decisions by local government officials could include the following:

 Public health concerns in the event of a pandemic

 Public safety in the event of an act of terrorism

 Economic development policies in response to the emerging global economy

 Policies to protect the environment (e.g., wildlife protection)


KEY VOCABULARY

Updated: May 16, 2018