World History II Pacing, Alignment & Resource Guide
**Social Studies lessons should include a content standard and a skills standard.
The student will improve skills in historical research and geographical analysis by:
1a) identifying, analyzing, and interpreting primary and secondary sources to make generalizations about events and life in world history since 1500 A.D. (C.E.);
1b) using maps, globes, artifacts, and pictures to analyze the physical and cultural landscapes of the world and to interpret the past since 1500 A.D. (C.E.);
1c) identifying geographic features important to the study of world history since 1500 A.D. (C.E.);
1d) identifying and comparing political boundaries with the locations of civilizations, empires, and kingdoms from 1500 A.D. (C.E.) to the present;
1e) analyzing trends in human migration and cultural interaction from 1500 A.D. (C.E.) to the present;
1f) analyzing the impact of economic forces, including taxation, government spending, trade, resources, and monetary systems, on events from
1500 A.D. (C.E.).