U.S. History Standards - Nevada
Content Standard H1.0 - People, Cultures, and Civilizations - Students understand the development, characteristics, and interaction of people, cultures, societies,
religion and ideas.
The Gilded Age & the Progressive Era
- H1.[9-12].1 Assess the impact of the Industrial Revolution on
class, and gender.
- H1.[9-12].2 Discuss the influences of American industrialists on the
rise of corporate capitalism.
- H1.[9-12].3 Assess the impact of technological innovations and
urbanization on society's social and economic development.
- H1.[9-12].4 Define nativism and explain the political and social
responses to immigration into the United States.
- H1.[9-12].5 Identify the causes and analyze the consequences of
labor movements in the United States.
- H1.[9-12].6 Explain how 20th century social movements led to the
emergence of a pluralistic society.
- H1.[9-12].7 Evaluate how cultural developments in the arts,
literature, architecture, education, media, and leisure activities have
reflected and changed society.
- H1.[9-12].8 Discuss the effects of early technologies on society, i.e.,
communication, transportation, and manufacturing.
- H1.[9-12].15 Analyze the cultural, social, and economic changes that
occurred as a result of industrialization.
- H1.[9-12].16 Analyze how industrialization, migration, changing
diets, and scientific and medical advances have affected worldwide
Content Standard H2.0 - Nation Building and Development - Students understand the people, events, ideas, and conflicts that lead to the evolution of nations,
empires, distinctive cultures, and political and economic ideas.
- H2.[9-12].1 Summarize the concepts and results of the American
Revolution and post revolutionary outcomes as they apply to the 20th
Civil War & Reconstruction
- H2.[9-12].2 Summarize the concepts and results of the Civil War
and Reconstruction as they apply to the 20th
Development of the West in the 19th Century
- H2.[9-12].3 Analyze how different cultures, points of view, and
self-interests influence compromise and conflict over territories,
borders, and resources.
- H2.[9-12].4 Describe the final settlement of the West and federal
policy toward Native Americans, i.e., the Dawes Act, Plains Wars,
and the reservation system.
Imperialism & World War I
- H2.[9-12].5 Assess the contributions of immigrant groups to the
development of the United States.
- H2.[9-12].6 Define imperialism and discuss its impact on U.S.
political relations with other nations.
- H2.[9-12].7 Discuss the causes and consequences of U. S. policies
regarding expansion and diplomacy.
- H2.[9-12].8 Discuss the economic and political effects of World
War I on the United States.
Great Depression & the New Deal
- H2.[9-12].9 Describe the causes and consequences of the
- H2.[9-12].10 Analyze the policies and programs of the New Deal,
and their effects on political, economic, and diplomatic
World War II
- H2.[9-12].11 Describe the cultural, economic, political, and
technological impact of World War II on the United States.
The Cold War
- H2.[9-12].12 Describe the causes and effects of changing
demographics and developing
suburbanization in the United
- H2.[9-12].13 Explain the effects of Cold War policies on U.S.
involvement in Korea and Vietnam.
The 1960's & 1970's
- H2.[9-12].14 Examine the changes in the political culture of the
United States during the 1960's and 1970's, i.e., Assassination
of JFK, Watergate, Iranian Hostage Crisis.
Contemporary Global Issues
- H2.[9-12].15 Explain the economic, political, and technological
impact of the following conflicts on the United States, i.e.,
Korea, Vietnam, Persian Gulf War, Iraq, and the War on Terror.
Content Standard H3.0 - Social Responsibility & Change - Students understand how social ideas and individual action lead to social, political, economic, and
The Gilded Age & Progressive Era
- H3.[9-12].1 Describe key people and explain their struggle for the
expansion of African American rights during the late 19th and early 20th
- H3.[9-12].2 Describe the rise of corporations and analyze working
conditions in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
- H3.[9-12].3 Analyze the contributions of inventors and innovators that
led to a change in society.
- H3.[9-12].4 Determine the causes and effects of the Populist and
- H3.[9-12].5 Analyze major social movements in the United States and
explain their impact on the changing social and political culture, i.e., the
Populist and Progressive Movements.
- H3.[9-12].6 Examine social tensions in the post-World War I era, i.e.,
radical politics, immigration restrictions, internal migration,
religious fundamentalism, and racism.
- H3.[9-12].7 Describe the development of the women's suffrage
movement and the subsequent passage of the 19th Amendment.
Civil Rights & the 1960's
- H3.[9-12].8 Explain how the social and economic opportunities of the
post-World War II era contributed to social responsibility and change.
- H3.[9-12].9 Identify and describe the major issues, events, and people
of minority rights movements, i.e., Civil Rights Act of 1964, Black
Power Movement, United Farm Workers, American Indian Movement,
Viva La Raza, and Women's Rights Movement.
- H3.[9-12].10 Analyze how post-World War II science and technology
augmented United States economic strength, transformed daily life, and
influenced the world economy and politics.
- H3.[9-12].11 Compare and contrast the social impact of the Cold War
and the War on Terror on the United States.
Content Standard H4.0 - International Relationships & Power - Students understand the interaction and interdependence of nations around the world. Students
understand the impact of economics, politics, religion, and culture on international relationships.
World War I & World War II
- H4.[9-12].1 Describe and interpret the causes and effects of World
War I and World War II on the relationship between the United
States and Europe.
The Cold War
- H4.[9-12].2 Discuss the key people, ideas, and events of the Cold
War era and analyze their impact on economic and political policy in
the United States.
- H4.[9-12].3 Analyze how international policies contributed to the
end of the Cold War.
The Contemporary World
- H4.[9-12].4 Identify and analyze trends in domestic and foreign
affairs of the United States from the end of Vietnam to 9/11/2001.
- H4.[9-12].5 Discuss the impact of conflicts on U.S. economic,
political, and social position in the world, i.e., Korea, Vietnam,
Persian Gulf, Iraq, and the War on Terror.
- H4.[9-12].6 Analyze how major sources of tension or conflict
influenced the current political climate in the United States, i.e.,
September 11th, Patriot Act, and security issues.
- H4.[9-12].7 Describe the United States' policy concerning strategic,
political, and economic interests on the Middle East, Latin America,
Mexico, immigration, trade, and the environment.
- H4.[9-12].8 Explore the influence of popular U.S. culture on the
culture of other nations and vice versa.
- H4.[9-12].9 Evaluate the influence of U.S. cultural ideas on other
- H4.[9-12].10 Explore the influence of various world cultures on the