Standard 4: Analyze the causes, events, and effects of the Renaissance, Reformation, Scientific Revolution, and Age of Exploration.

General Information
Number: SS.912.W.4
Title: Analyze the causes, events, and effects of the Renaissance, Reformation, Scientific Revolution, and Age of Exploration.
Type: Standard
Subject: Social Studies
Grade: 912
Strand: World History

Related Benchmarks

This cluster includes the following benchmarks.

Related Access Points

This cluster includes the following access points.

Independent

SS.912.W.4.In.a
Recognize that Italian city-states had ideal locations on the Italian peninsula that made them grow wealthy through trade and cultural diversity.
SS.912.W.4.In.b
Recognize an influence of architectural, artistic, and literary development of Renaissance Italy.
SS.912.W.4.In.c
Recognize the artistic, literary and technological contributions during the Renaissance of artists, such as da Vinci and Michelangelo; of writers, such as Petrarch and Shakespeare; and of inventors, such as Gutenberg.
SS.912.W.4.In.d
Recognize characteristics of Renaissance humanism in literature and the arts.
SS.912.W.4.In.e
Recognize new ideas developed during the Scientific Revolution, such as the discovery that the Earth and planets revolve around the Sun, the pendulum, the law of gravity, the scientific method, and the microscope.
SS.912.W.4.In.f
Recognize new ideas developed during the Scientific Revolution, such as the discovery that the Earth and planets revolve around the Sun, the pendulum, the law of gravity, the scientific method, and the microscope.
SS.912.W.4.In.g
Recognize the impact of the Roman Catholic reformers, such as Erasmus, Wycliffe, or Huss.
SS.912.W.4.In.h
Recognize characteristics of the Protestant religious reforms of Luther, Calvin, and Henry VIII.
SS.912.W.4.In.i
Recognize the reforms that were enacted by the Roman Catholic Church during the Catholic Counter Reformation.
SS.912.W.4.In.j
Recognize new ideas developed during the Scientific Revolution, such as the discovery that the Earth and planets revolve around the Sun, the pendulum, the law of gravity, the scientific method, and the microscope.
SS.912.W.4.In.k
Recognize causes that led to the Age of Exploration, such as the need for new routes and goods to trade.
SS.912.W.4.In.l
Recognize impacts of the Columbian Exchange, such as the exchange of agricultural goods, diseases, and ideas between Europe, Africa, and the Americas.
SS.912.W.4.In.m
Recognize ways the economic and political systems of European countries were used in the Americas.
SS.912.W.4.In.n
Recognize how the practice of slavery and other forms of forced labor differed in Africa, Europe, and the Americas.
SS.912.W.4.In.o
Recognize how the practice of slavery and other forms of forced labor differed in Africa, Europe, and the Americas.

Supported

SS.912.W.4.Su.a
Recognize that Italian city-states grew wealthy through trade and cultural diversity.
SS.912.W.4.Su.b
Recognize that artistic, literary, and technological accomplishments are distinctive characteristics of societies.
SS.912.W.4.Su.c
Recognize a development of the Renaissance, such as the work of artists, like Michelangelo and da Vinci; writers, like Shakespeare; or inventors, like Gutenberg.
SS.912.W.4.Su.d
Recognize that works of art reflect the culture and values of their society.
SS.912.W.4.Su.e
Recognize a new idea developed during the Scientific Revolution, such as the discovery that the Earth and planets revolve around the Sun, the pendulum, the law of gravity, or the microscope.
SS.912.W.4.Su.f
Recognize a new idea developed during the Scientific Revolution, such as the discovery that the Earth and planets revolve around the Sun, the pendulum, the law of gravity, or the microscope.
SS.912.W.4.Su.g
Recognize that reformers challenged the beliefs of the Roman Catholic Church.
SS.912.W.4.Su.h
Recognize that reformers challenged the beliefs of the Roman Catholic Church.
SS.912.W.4.Su.i
Recognize that reformers challenged the beliefs of the Roman Catholic Church.
SS.912.W.4.Su.j
Recognize a new idea developed during the Scientific Revolution, such as the discovery that the Earth and planets revolve around the Sun, the pendulum, the law of gravity, or the microscope.
SS.912.W.4.Su.k
Recognize why explorers came to the New World, such as to find routes for trade.
SS.912.W.4.Su.l
Recognize an impact of the Columbian Exchange, such as the exchange of agricultural goods, diseases, or ideas between Europe, Africa, and the Americas.
SS.912.W.4.Su.m
Recognize that European countries influenced the economic or political systems in the Americas.
SS.912.W.4.Su.n
Recognize that slavery and forced labor were used in Africa, Europe, and the Americas.
SS.912.W.4.Su.o
Recognize that slavery and forced labor were used in Africa, Europe, and the Americas.

Participatory

SS.912.W.4.Pa.a
Recognize that trade is a characteristic of society.
SS.912.W.4.Pa.b
Recognize that architecture is a characteristic of society.
SS.912.W.4.Pa.c
Recognize that art is a characteristic of society.
SS.912.W.4.Pa.d
Recognize that art is a characteristic of society.
SS.912.W.4.Pa.e
Recognize the impact of science on civilization.
SS.912.W.4.Pa.f
Recognize the impact of science on civilization.
SS.912.W.4.Pa.g
Recognize that people may change their beliefs.
SS.912.W.4.Pa.h
Recognize that people may change their beliefs.
SS.912.W.4.Pa.i
Recognize that people may change their beliefs.
SS.912.W.4.Pa.j
Recognize the impact of science on civilization.
SS.912.W.4.Pa.k
Recognize a cause for exploration.
SS.912.W.4.Pa.l
Recognize a cause for exchange of goods.
SS.912.W.4.Pa.m
Recognize that people value traditional ways of life.
SS.912.W.4.Pa.n
Recognize that slaves did not have freedom.
SS.912.W.4.Pa.o
Recognize that slaves did not have freedom.

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