In this lesson from the Florida Joint Center for Citizenship (FJCC) students examine conflict and cooperation using past and current international events. Students will analyze the conditions, actions, and motivations of past and current international events. Learning goals are based on the benchmark clarifications for the aligned standard.
Students will identify specific examples of international conflicts in which the United States has been involved.
Students will identify the reasons for the United States becoming involved in past international conflicts.
Students will analyze primary source documents pertaining to international incidents to determine the course of action taken by the United States.
Students will identify the different methods used by the United States to deal with international conflicts.
This resource includes a lesson plan, a “Civics on Demand” video for teachers that provides an introduction to the aligned standard, FJCC created civics assessment items and additional resources.
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