Diego Rivera El Arsenal

CLAS Summer Institute for Teachers
"Six Degrees of Diego Rivera"
Tuesday, July 6, 2010

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Grade 10

10.6.4  Discuss the influence of World War I on literature, art, and intellectual life in the West (e.g., Pablo Picasso, the “lost generation” of Gertrude Stein, Ernest Hemingway).

10.7.2  Trace Stalin’s rise to power in the Soviet Union and the connection between economic policies, political policies, the absences of a free press, and systematic violations of human rights (e.g., the Terror Famine in Ukraine).

10.7.3  Analyze the rise, aggression, and human costs of totalitarian regimes (Fascist and Communist) in Germany, Italy, and the Soviet Union, noting especially their common and dissimilar traits.

10.10   Students analyze instances of nation-building in the contemporary world in at least two of the following regions or countries: the Middle East, Africa, Mexico and other parts of Latin America, and China.

10.10.1            Understand the challenges in the regions [Mexico], including their geopolitical, cultural, military, and economic significance and the international relationships in which they are involved.

1010.2 Describe the recent history of the regions, including political divisions and systems, key leaders, religious issues, natural features, resources, and population patterns.

Grade 11

11.5.7  Discuss the rise of mass production techniques, the growth of cities, the impact of new technologies (e.g., the automobile, electricity), and the resulting prosperity and effect on the American landscape.

11.6.5  Trace the advances and retreats of organized labor, from the creation of the American Federation of Labor and the Congress of Industrial Organizations to current issues of a postindustrial, multinational economy, including the United Farm Workers in California.

11.8.8  Discuss forms of popular culture, with emphasis on their origins and geographic diffusion (e.g., jazz and other forms of popular music, professional sports, architectural and artistic styles).

11.9.7  Examine relations between the United States and Mexico in the twentieth century, including key economic, political, immigration, and environmental issues.

Grade 12

12.9.1  Explain how the different philosophies and structures of feudalism, mercantilism, socialism, fascism, communism, monarchies, parliamentary systems, and constitutional liberal democracies influence economic policies, social welfare policies, and human rights practices.

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