Topic outline

  • General

  • Era 4 - 4.3 Regional Expectations

    Analyze important regional developments and cultural changes, including the growth of states, towns, and trade in Africa south of the Sahara, Europe, the Americas, and China.


    NOTE:  Because the revised Michigan Content Expectations for High School World History and Geography recommend moving the Era 4 content down into 7th grade, the Era 4 Testlets will not appear on this site.  Should a revision occur that moves some Era 4 content back into High School testlets will be developed.
    • Era 5 - 5.1 Cross-temporal or Global Expectations

      Analyze the global impact and significant developments caused by transoceanic travel and the linking of all the major areas of the world by the 18th century.

    • Era 5 - 5.2 Interregional or Comparative Expectations

      Analyze the impact of oceanic travel on interregional interactions.

    • Era 5 - 5.3 Regional Content Expectations

      Analyze the important regional developments and cultural changes in Asia, Russia, Europe and the Americas.


      NOTE:  Because the revised Michigan Content Expectations for High School World History and Geography recommend moving the Regional Expectations into an appendix, content for this Era's Regional standards are provided "as is" because items were developed prior to this decision.  We recommend using some of these items in assessments in the Global and Cross Temporal testlets, and Interregional or Comparative testlets.

      • Era 6 - 6.1 Global or Cross-Temporal Expectations

        Evaluate the causes, characteristics, and consequences of revolutions of the intellectual, political and economic structures in an era of increasing global trade and consolidations of power.

      • Era 6 - 6.2 Interregional or Comparative Expectations

        Analyze and compare the interregional patterns of nationalism, state-building, and social reform and imperialism.

      • Era 6 - 6.3 Regional Content Expectations

        Analyze the important regional developments and political, economic, and social transformations in Europe, Japan, China, and Africa.

        NOTE:  Because the revised Michigan Content Expectations for High School World History and Geography recommend moving the Regional Expectations into an appendix, content for this Era's Regional standards are provided "as is" because items were developed prior to this decision.  We recommend using some of these items in assessments in the Global and Cross Temporal testlets, and Interregional or Comparative testlets.

        • Era 7 - 7.1 Global or Cross-temporal Expectations

          Analyze changes in global balances of military, political, economic, and technological power and influence in the first half of the 20th century.

        • Era 7 - 7.2 Interregional Or Comparative Expectations

          Assess the interregional causes and consequences of the global wars and revolutionary movements during this era.

        • Era 7 - 7.3 Regional Content Expectations

          Explain regional continuity and change in Russia, Asia, the Americas, the Middle East, and Africa.

          NOTE:  Because the revised Michigan Content Expectations for High School World History and Geography recommend moving the Regional Expectations into an appendix, content for this Era's Regional standards are provided "as is" because items were developed prior to this decision.  We recommend using some of these items in assessments in the Global and Cross Temporal testlets, and Interregional or Comparative testlets.

          • Era 8 - 8.1 Global and Cross-temporal Expectations

            Analyze the global reconfigurations and restructuring of political and economic relationships in the Post-World War II era.

          • Era 8 - 8.2 Interregional or Comparative Expectations

            Assess and compare the regional struggles for and against independence, decolonization, and democracy across the world.