Center for the American Idea

Roots of the American Order Workshop

TEKS Correlation for High School (World History)
April 25, 2001

History 1.A Identify the major era in world history and describe their defining characteristics;
1.B (History) Identify changes that resulted from important turning points in world history such as the development of farming...the development of the cities; the European age of exploration and colonization...the political revolutions of the 18th, 19th...centuries...
1.C (History) Apply absolute and relative chronology through the sequencing of significant individuals, events and time periods;
1.D (History) Explain the significance of the following dates: 1066, 1215, 1492, 1789...

2.A (History) Identify elements in a contemporary situation that parallel a historical situation...

3.A (History) Compare medieval Europe with previous civilizations;
3.B (History) Describe the major characteristics of the political system of feudalism, the economic system of manorialism, and the authority

5.A (History) Explain the political, economic, cultural, and technological influences of European expansion on both Europeans and non-Europeans beginning in the 16th century.

8.A (History) Identify causes and evaluate effects of major political revolutions since the 17th century, including the English, American, French...revolutions.
8.B (History) Summarize the ideas from the English, American, French...revolutions concerning separation of powers, liberty, equality, democracy, popular sovereignty...constitutionalism, and nationalism.

13.A (Economics) Identify the historic origins of the economic systems of capitalism...

15.A (Government) Explain the impact of parliamentary and constitutional systems of government on significant world political developments.
15.B (Government) Define and give examples of different political systems, past and present.

16.A (Government) Trace the process by which democratic-republican government evolved from its beginnings in classical Greece and Rome, through developments in England, and continuing with the Enlightenment;
16.B (Government) Identify the impact of political and legal ideas contained in significant historic documents, including Hammurabi's Code, Justinian's Code of Laws, Magna Carta, John Locke's Two Treatises of Government, and the Declaration of Independence.

17.A (Citizenship) Evaluate political choices and decisions that individuals, groups, and nations have made in the past, taking into account historical context;
17.B (Citizenship) Describe the different roles of citizens and noncitizens in historical cultures, especially as the roles pertain to civic participation.

18.A (Citizenship) Trace the historical development of the rule of law and rights and responsibilities, beginning in the ancient world and continuing to the beginning of the first modern constitutional republics.
18.B (Citizenship) Summarize the worldwide influence of ideas concerning rights and responsibilities, that originated from Greco-Roman and Judeo-Christian ideals in Western civilization such as equality before the law;

19.A (Culture) Compare the historical origins, central ideas, and the spread of major religious and philosophical traditions...

22.B (Culture) Summarize the fundamental ideas and institutions of Western civilization that originated in Greece and Rome.
22.C (Culture) Analyze how ideas such as Judeo-Christian ethics and the rise of secularism and individualism in Western civilization, beginning with the Enlightenment, have influenced institutions and societies.