Relevant National Standards
The SHADOW PLAY learning activities fulfill the following national content standards found at http://www.mcrel.org:
What is Government and What Should it Do?
- Standard 2
Understands the essential characteristics of limited and unlimited governments
Era 9 -- The 20th Century Since 1945: Promises and Paradoxes
Understands the search for community, stability, and peace in an interdependent world
- Standard 43
Understands how post-World War II reconstruction occurred, new international power relations took shape, and colonial empires broke up
What is the Relationship of the United States to Other nations and to World Affairs?
- Standard 22
Understands how the world is organized politically into nation-states, how nation-states interact with one another, and issues surrounding U.S. foreign policy
- Standard 23
Understands the impact of significant political and nonpolitical developments on the United States and other nations