Standard 2: Recognize significant events, figures, and contributions of medieval civilizations (Byzantine Empire, Western Europe, Japan).

General Information
Number: SS.912.W.2
Title: Recognize significant events, figures, and contributions of medieval civilizations (Byzantine Empire, Western Europe, Japan).
Type: Standard
Subject: Social Studies
Grade: 912
Strand: World History

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This cluster includes the following access points.

Independent

SS.912.W.2.In.a
Identify the extent of Byzantine territory.
SS.912.W.2.In.b
Identify the impact of the establishment of “New Rome” by Constantine the Great with Christianity as the official religion.
SS.912.W.2.In.c
Identify similarities and differences of the Byzantine Empire and Roman Empire.
SS.912.W.2.In.d
Recognize a key figure from the Byzantine Empire, such as the emperor, Justinian the Great.
SS.912.W.2.In.e
Identify contributions of the Byzantine Empire, such as the development of Western Europe, Islamic civilization, and spread of Christianity in Eastern Europe (Slavic peoples).
SS.912.W.2.In.f
Identify contributions of the Byzantine Empire, such as the development of Western Europe, Islamic civilization, and spread of Christianity in Eastern Europe (Slavic peoples).
SS.912.W.2.In.g
Recognize causes of the decline of the Byzantine Empire, such as the plague, attacks from barbarian tribes, or the Crusades.
SS.912.W.2.In.h
Identify that the Ottoman Turks conquered the Byzantine Empire and the Ottoman Empire grew.
SS.912.W.2.In.i
Identify the changes that occurred after the collapse of the Western Roman Empire, such as less trade, the loss of learning and knowledge, and the breakup into barbarian states.
SS.912.W.2.In.j
Identify the social rankings in medieval society and the role feudalism played in Western Civilization.
SS.912.W.2.In.k
Identify the achievements under the leadership of Charlemagne, such as religious reform, establishment of courts, and cultural revival.
SS.912.W.2.In.l
Recognize ways Christian monasteries and convents helped the people through education, charity, and agriculture.
SS.912.W.2.In.m
Identify the major influences in Western Civilization that fostered cultural unity.
SS.912.W.2.In.n
Recognize difficulties experienced by Western Europe in the 1300s, such as the Great Famine, Black Death, and the Hundred Years War.
SS.912.W.2.In.o
Recognize how the modern economy developed, such as from the growth of the early banking system, advancements in agriculture, the rise of the merchant class, and the growth of towns and cities.
SS.912.W.2.In.p
Identify characteristics of national identity in England, France, and Spain.
SS.912.W.2.In.q
Identify figures, such as Thomas Aquinas and Roger Bacon, and achievements, such as the advancement of education and law, of the medieval period in Western Europe.
SS.912.W.2.In.r
Recognize that developments in medieval English history established important legal principles, such as English Common law, the Magna Carta, habeas corpus, and the development of modern democratic institutions.
SS.912.W.2.In.s
Identify physical features of Japan that impacted its development.
SS.912.W.2.In.t
Identify major developments in medieval Japan, such as the influence of the religions, feudal system, government, and military.
SS.912.W.2.In.u
Identify major developments in medieval Japan, such as the influence of the religions, feudal system, government, and military.
SS.912.W.2.In.v
Identify an example of Japan's cultural and economic relationship to China and Korea.

Supported

SS.912.W.2.Su.a
Recognize the extent of Byzantine territory.
SS.912.W.2.Su.b
Recognize that Constantine the Great established Christianity as the official religion of Constantinople.
SS.912.W.2.Su.c
Recognize a similarity and difference of the Byzantine Empire and Roman Empire.
SS.912.W.2.Su.d
Associate a key figure, such as Justinian the Great, with the Byzantine Empire.
SS.912.W.2.Su.e
Recognize a contribution of the Byzantine Empire, such as the development of Western Europe, Islamic civilization, or spread of Christianity in Eastern Europe (Slavic peoples).
SS.912.W.2.Su.f
Recognize a contribution of the Byzantine Empire, such as the development of Western Europe, Islamic civilization, or spread of Christianity in Eastern Europe (Slavic peoples).
SS.912.W.2.Su.g
Recognize a cause of the decline of the Byzantine Empire, such as the plague, attacks from barbarian tribes, or the Crusades.
SS.912.W.2.Su.h
Recognize that the Ottoman Turks conquered the Byzantine Empire.
SS.912.W.2.Su.i
Recognize a change that occurred after the collapse of the Western Roman Empire, such as less trade, the loss of learning and knowledge, or the breakup into barbarian states.
SS.912.W.2.Su.j
Recognize a feature of Western Civilization that came from medieval times, such as a social class system or private property.
SS.912.W.2.Su.k
Recognize an achievement under the leadership of Charlemagne, such as religious reform, establishment of courts, or cultural revival.
SS.912.W.2.Su.l
Recognize a way Christian monasteries and convents helped the people through education and charity.
SS.912.W.2.Su.m
Recognize that Western Civilization was influenced by many cultures.
SS.912.W.2.Su.n
Recognize a difficulty experienced by Western Europe in the 1300s, such as the Great Famine or Black Death.
SS.912.W.2.Su.o
Recognize a way the modern economy developed, such as from the growth of the early banking system, advancements in agriculture, the rise of the merchant class, or the growth of towns and cities.
SS.912.W.2.Su.p
Recognize a characteristic of national identity in England, France, and Spain.
SS.912.W.2.Su.q
Recognize an achievement of the medieval period in Western Europe, such as the advancement of education through the universities.
SS.912.W.2.Su.r
Recognize a development in medieval English history that established modern democratic government, such as English Common law or the Magna Carta.
SS.912.W.2.Su.s
Recognize selected physical features of Japan that impacted its development.
SS.912.W.2.Su.t
Recognize a major development in medieval Japan, such as the influence of the religions, feudal system, government, or military.
SS.912.W.2.Su.u
Recognize a major development in medieval Japan, such as the influence of the religions, feudal system, government, or military.
SS.912.W.2.Su.v
Recognize an example of Japan's cultural and economic relationship to China and Korea.

Participatory

SS.912.W.2.Pa.a
Recognize that there were civilizations in different parts of the world.
SS.912.W.2.Pa.b
Recognize Christianity as a religion.
SS.912.W.2.Pa.c
Recognize a characteristic of empires.
SS.912.W.2.Pa.d
Recognize a characteristic of empires.
SS.912.W.2.Pa.e
Recognize a contribution of medieval civilizations.
SS.912.W.2.Pa.f
Recognize a contribution of medieval civilizations.
SS.912.W.2.Pa.g
Recognize that disease or war can destroy a civilization.
SS.912.W.2.Pa.h
Recognize that countries fight to take control of other countries.
SS.912.W.2.Pa.i
Recognize a negative consequence of change in civilization.
SS.912.W.2.Pa.j
Recognize a contribution of medieval civilizations.
SS.912.W.2.Pa.k
Recognize a positive consequence of change in civilization.
SS.912.W.2.Pa.l
Recognize a social support provided by religious organizations.
SS.912.W.2.Pa.m
Recognize that people in different cultures can join together.
SS.912.W.2.Pa.n
Recognize that disease or war can destroy a civilization.
SS.912.W.2.Pa.o
Recognize that an economy involves buying and trading goods.
SS.912.W.2.Pa.p
Recognize a characteristic of national identity.
SS.912.W.2.Pa.q
Recognize important components of culture, such as education.
SS.912.W.2.Pa.r
Recognize that people are governed by laws.
SS.912.W.2.Pa.s
Recognize an impact of a physical feature on a location.
SS.912.W.2.Pa.t
Recognize that civilizations change over time.
SS.912.W.2.Pa.u
Recognize that civilizations change over time.
SS.912.W.2.Pa.v
Recognize that people in different cultures share customs and practices.

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