SS5CG3 The students will explain how amendments to the U. S. Constitution have maintained a representative democracy.
a. explain the purpose of the 12th amendments.
b. explain how voting rights were protected by the 15th, 19th, 23rd, 24th, and 26th amendments.
SS5H4 The student will describe U.S. involvement in World War I and post- World War I America.
a. Explain how German attacks on U.S. shipping during the war in Europe (1914-1917) ultimately led the U.S. to join the fight against Germany; include the sinking of the Lusitania and concerns over safety of U.S. ships.
b. Describe the cultural developments and individual contributions in the 1920s of the Jazz Age (Louis Armstrong), the Harlem Renaissance (Langston Hughes), baseball (Babe Ruth), the automobile (Henry Ford), and the airplane (Charles Lindbergh).