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Chapter 9: Growing Arizona: Teacher Information

Chapter 9: Growing Arizona: Teacher Information

Enduring Understanding:

  1. After WWII, some people prospered through growth and new opportunities while others fought discriminatory laws and practices.
  2. Immigrants relocate to the U.S. continuing to introduce new faces and new stories to Arizona’s history.

Essential Questions:

How did life change after WWII?
What was the goal of the Civil Rights Movement?
What movement did Mexican Americans start to fight for equal rights?
What American Indian movement worked for equal rights?
What movement supported equal rights for women?
Why did the War on Terror begin?
Why do some people want to strengthen US borders?
How are you part of Arizona’s story?

Standards:

Strand 1 Concept 9 PO1
Strand 1 Concept 10 PO1 PO2 PO4
Strand 2 Concept 9 PO1
Strand 3 Concept 1 PO4

Performance Objectives:

  • Students will be able to describe changes (e.g., population growth, economic growth, cultural diversity, and civil rights) that took place in Arizona during the postwar era.
  • Students will be able to describe current events using information from class discussions and various resources (e.g., newspapers, magazines, television, Internet, books, maps).
  • Students will be able to discuss the connections between current and historical events and issues from content studied in Strand 1 using information from class discussions and various resources (e.g., newspapers, magazines, television, Internet, books, maps).
  • Students will be able to describe the influence of key individuals (e.g., Sandra Day O’Connor, Carl Hayden, Ernest W. McFarland, Barry Goldwater, César Chavez, John McCain) in Arizona.
  • Students will be able to describe the varied backgrounds of people living in Arizona.