SS.7.C.4.3

Describe examples of how the United States has dealt with international conflicts.

Clarifications

This benchmark is annually evaluated on the Civics End-of-Course Assessment. For more information on how this benchmark is evaluated view the Civics End-of-Course Assessment Test Item Specifications pages 74-75. Additional resources may be found on the FLDOE End-of-Course (EOC) Assessments webpage and the FLDOE Social Studies webpage.

General Information
Subject Area: Social Studies
Grade: 7
Strand: Civics and Government
Status: State Board Approved

Related Courses

This benchmark is part of these courses.
2106015: M/J Civics (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2022, 2022 - 2023 (current), 2023 and beyond)
2106016: M/J Civics & Career Planning (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2019, 2019 - 2022, 2022 - 2023 (current), 2023 and beyond)
2106020: M/J Civics, Advanced (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2019, 2019 - 2022, 2022 - 2023 (current), 2023 and beyond)
2106025: M/J Civics, Advanced (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2022, 2022 - 2023 (current), 2023 and beyond)
2106026: M/J Civics, Advanced & Career Planning (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2019, 2019 - 2022, 2022 - 2023 (current), 2023 and beyond)
7821023: Access M/J Civics and Career Planning (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2018, 2018 - 2019, 2019 and beyond)
7821021: Access M/J Civics (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2018, 2018 and beyond)
2106029: M/J Civics and Digital Technologies (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2022, 2022 - 2023 (current), 2023 and beyond)
2100045: M/J United States History & Civics (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2022, 2022 - 2023 (current), 2023 and beyond)
2104050: M/J Introduction to Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC) (Specifically in versions: 2017 - 2022, 2022 - 2023 (current), 2023 and beyond)

Related Access Points

Alternate version of this benchmark for students with significant cognitive disabilities.
SS.7.C.4.In.c: Identify how the United States has been involved in an international conflict.
SS.7.C.4.Su.c: Recognize that the United States has been involved in an international conflict.
SS.7.C.4.Pa.c: Recognize an international conflict.

Related Resources

Vetted resources educators can use to teach the concepts and skills in this benchmark.

Lesson Plan

The United States and International Conflict:

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.

To access this resource, teachers will need to sign-in to the FJCC website when prompted. Creating an account is free.

Type: Lesson Plan

Original Student Tutorials

International Conflicts: 1961 to Present:

In this interactive tutorial, learn about 5 international conflicts involving the United States from 1961 to the present, including the Cuban Missile Crisis and the Iraq War. For each, you'll learn how the conflict began and how the U.S. responded.

Click HERE to open the companion tutorial, "International Conflicts: 1914 to 1975."

Type: Original Student Tutorial

International Conflicts: 1914-1975:

In this interactive tutorial, learn about 4 international conflicts in which the United States was involved between 1914 and 1975: World War I, World War II, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War.  For each conflict, you'll learn how and why the U.S. became involved and what the outcome was.

Click HERE to open the companion tutorial, "International Conflicts: 1961 to Present."

Type: Original Student Tutorial

Original Student Tutorials Social Studies - Civics - Grades 6-8

International Conflicts: 1914-1975:

In this interactive tutorial, learn about 4 international conflicts in which the United States was involved between 1914 and 1975: World War I, World War II, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War.  For each conflict, you'll learn how and why the U.S. became involved and what the outcome was.

Click HERE to open the companion tutorial, "International Conflicts: 1961 to Present."

International Conflicts: 1961 to Present:

In this interactive tutorial, learn about 5 international conflicts involving the United States from 1961 to the present, including the Cuban Missile Crisis and the Iraq War. For each, you'll learn how the conflict began and how the U.S. responded.

Click HERE to open the companion tutorial, "International Conflicts: 1914 to 1975."

Student Resources

Vetted resources students can use to learn the concepts and skills in this benchmark.

Original Student Tutorials

International Conflicts: 1961 to Present:

In this interactive tutorial, learn about 5 international conflicts involving the United States from 1961 to the present, including the Cuban Missile Crisis and the Iraq War. For each, you'll learn how the conflict began and how the U.S. responded.

Click HERE to open the companion tutorial, "International Conflicts: 1914 to 1975."

Type: Original Student Tutorial

International Conflicts: 1914-1975:

In this interactive tutorial, learn about 4 international conflicts in which the United States was involved between 1914 and 1975: World War I, World War II, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War.  For each conflict, you'll learn how and why the U.S. became involved and what the outcome was.

Click HERE to open the companion tutorial, "International Conflicts: 1961 to Present."

Type: Original Student Tutorial

Parent Resources

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