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High School (SST) Social Studies
United States History Era 4:

SST-HS.US_e4.b (1941-2001) 


  • SST-HS.US_e4.b1 Explain the causes and consequences of U.S. involvement in World War II.
  • SST-HS.US_e4.b2 Explain the economic and/or social issues of the era and their long-lasting effects.
  • SST-HS.US_e4.b3 Explain the United States' reactions toward the growth of communism.
  • SST-HS.US_e4.b4 Explain the impact of rapid technological change on society.
  • SST-HS.US_e4.b5 Compare and contrast how different groups competed for equality and the effectiveness of various movements.
  • SST-HS.US_e4.b6 Identify and explain how domestic issues changed United States’ perceptions of government.

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