How the Military Response to 9/11 Led to Two Decades of War in Afghanistan
- Prioritize and describe key events in the War in Afghanistan.
- Analyze multiple media sources, including film and news articles, in order to distinguish between public policy arguments.
- Synthesize arguments from a particular point of view and work collaboratively to reconcile differing points of view and advocate for a resolution to the Structured Academic Controversy.
- Social Studies
- Civics & Government
- World History
- U.S. History
- Should the United States have withdrawn from Afghanistan?
- What key events took place during the twenty year period that U.S. forces were in Afghanistan?
- What are the arguments for and against removing U.S. forces?
Cite specific textual evidence to support analysis of primary and secondary sources, attending to such features as the date and origin of the information.
Determine the central ideas or information of a primary or secondary source; provide an accurate summary of how key events or ideas develop over the course of the text.
Analyze how a text uses structure to emphasize key points or advance an explanation or analysis.
Compare the point of view of two or more authors for how they treat the same or similar topics, including which details they include and emphasize in their respective accounts.
Compare and contrast treatments of the same topic in several primary and secondary sources.
Explain points of agreement and disagreement experts have about interpretations and applications of disciplinary concepts and ideas associated with a compelling question.
Explain how supporting questions contribute to an inquiry and how, through engaging source work, new compelling and supporting questions emerge.
Evaluate public policies in terms of intended and unintended outcomes, and related consequences.
Evaluate citizens’ and institutions’ effectiveness in addressing social and political problems at the local, state, tribal, national, and/or international level.
Evaluate how historical events and developments were shaped by unique circumstances of time and place as well as broader historical contexts.
Use questions generated about multiple historical sources to pursue further inquiry and investigate additional sources.
Analyze multiple and complex causes and effect of events in the past.
Integrate evidence from multiple relevant historical sources and interpretations into a reasoned argument about the past.
Analyze change and continuity in historical eras.
Use questions generated about individuals and groups to assess how the significance of their actions changes over time and is shaped by the historical context.
Analyze how historical contexts shaped and continue to shape people’s perspectives.