SS Examples: Civil War - slavery ended September 11 th - security increased Personal Examples: Fight with friend - no longer friends argument with parent over curfew - later curfew (maybe)
Time, Change, Continuity While change occurs over time, there is continuity to the basic structure of a society.
Social Studies Examples: Taxes – You always have to pay them, but the amount changes. President – We always have one, but who it is changes. Personal Examples: School- You will always have to go (up to a certain age), but the work, building, and teachers change. Your personality may stay the same, but you will physically change.
Governance As a society increases in complexity and interacts with other societies, the complexity of the government also increases.
Social Studies Examples: America in 1776 vs. America now Personal Examples: Little league vs. Major League baseball Your little brother/sister vs. You
Production, Distribution, Consumption The production, distribution, and consumption of goods/services produced by the society are affected by the location, customs, beliefs, and laws of the society.
Social Studies Examples Climate affects the food and clothing that is sold. Muslim Culture – no alcohol, no “American” clothing Jewish Culture – No pork is consumed. Personal Examples: You choose to be a vegetarian; you don’t buy meat. You choose not to wear animal fur; you don’t buy it.
Human Environmental Interaction Humans, their society, and the environment affect each other.
Social Studies Examples: air pollution acid rain destruction of rainforest Personal Examples: recycling planting trees
Location Location affects a society’s economy, culture, and development.
Social Studies Examples : Hispanic culture is prevalent in Florida. Many Italians live in New Jersey. Chinatown is in San Franscisco. Personal Examples: No snow ski stores in South Georgia We eat a lot of seafood along the coast.
Culture The culture of a society is the product of the religion, beliefs, customs, traditions, and government of that society.
Social Studies Examples: Religion, food, art, music, clothing, language, literature Personal Examples: Celebration of the 4 th of July Christmas Eve Mass
Movement/ Migration The movement or migration of people and ideas affects all societies involved.
Social Studies Examples: Trail of Tears, slaves coming to America, explorers Personal Examples: Social Studies Examples: Trail of Tears Slaves coming to America Explorers Personal Examples: Moving from CT to FL Text messages, e-mails, internet, etc.
Conflict & Change When there is conflict between or within societies, change is the result.