McRel K-12 Standards Addressed:
Standard 2: Understands the historical perspective
Benchmark 5: Understands that the consequences of human intentions are influenced by the means of carrying them out.
Standard 44: Understands the search for community, stability and peace in an interdependent world.
Benchmark 10: Understands the effectiveness of United Nations programs (e.g., improvements in health and welfare, whether U.N. programs have been cost-effective, whether programs fulfilled the purpose for which they were created, reasons for economic and arms embargoes sponsored by U.N. resolutions and the political and economic consequences for the sanctioned countries)
Standard 22: Understands how the world is organized politically into nation-states, how nation-states interact with one another, and issues surrounding U.S. foreign policy.
Benchmark 10: Understands the purposes and functions of major governmental international organizations such as the Organization of American States and major non-governmental international organizations such as the Roman Catholic Church and multinational corporations
Benchmark 11: Understands the role of the United States in establishing and maintaining principal international organizations (e.g., U.N., UNICEF, GATT, NATO, OAS, World Bank, International Monetary Fund)