Peoples of the Nation and World 5th

Peoples of the Nation and World

Standard 2.0
Student will understand the diversity and commonality, human interdependence, and global cooperation of the people of Maryland, the United States, and the World through a multicultural and a historic perspective.
A. Elements of Culture
  1. Describe the various cultures of colonial societies and how the environment influenced them
  • Describe how environment and location influenced the cultures and lifestyle
  • Define the social, political, and religious components of the early colonies
  • Analyze the religious beliefs of early settlers, the motives for migration and the difficulties they encountered in early settlements
B. Culture Diffusion
  1. Analyze how native societies were influenced by the diverse cultures of the explorers and settlers
  • Compare perspectives of Native American, Africans, and the European explorers
  • Describe how cultures changed as a result of Native American, African, and European interaction
  1. Analyze how increased diversity in the colonies resulted from immigration, settlement patterns and economic development
  • Analyze how the influx of immigrants led to economic growth and cultural diversity
  • Provide examples of how the interactions of various groups resulted in the borrowing and sharing of traditions and technology
C. Conflict and Compromise
  1. Analyze factors that affected relationships in the colonial period
  • Analyze how conflict affected relationships among individuals and groups, such as early settlers and Native Americans, free and enslaved people
  • Provide the examples of conflicts and compromises among differing groups of people during the Constitutional Convention