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World History Content Standards
The Beginnings of Human Society
National Museum of Natural History • Prehistoric Life
• Western Cultures
• African Voices
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery • The Arts of China
Early Civilizations and the Emergence of Pastoral Peoples, 4000-1000 BCE
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery • Arts of the Indian Subcontinent
• The Arts of China
• Arts of the Islamic World
• The Arts of Japan
National Museum of Natural History • Western Cultures
• African Voices
Classical Traditions, Major Religions, and Giant Empires, 1000 BCE CE
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery • Arts of the Indian Subcontinent
• The Arts of China
• Arts of the Islamic World
• The Arts of Japan
• Luxury Arts of the Silk Route Empires
National Museum of Natural History • Western Cultures
• African Voices
Expanding Zones of Exchange and Encounter, 300-1000 CE
Freer Gallery of Art and ArthurM. Sackler Gallery

• Arts of the Indian Subcontinent
• The Arts of China
• Arts of the Islamic World
• The Arts of Japan
• Luxury Arts of the Silk Route Empires

National Museum of Natural History • African Voices
Intensified Hemispheric Interactions, 1000-1500 CE
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery • Arts of the Indian Subcontinent
• The Arts of China
• Arts of the Islamic World
• The Arts of Japan
• Luxury Arts of the Silk Route Empires
National Museum of American Indian • Our Peoples: Giving Voice to Our Histories
National Museum of Natural History • African Voices
The Emergence of the First Global Age, 1450-1914
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery • Arts of the Indian Subcontinent
• The Arts of China
• Arts of the Islamic World
• The Arts of Japan
• Luxury Arts of the Silk Route Empires
 
National Museum of African Art • The Art of the Personal Object
 
National Museum of American Indian

• Our Peoples: Giving Voice to Our Histories
• Our Lives: Contemporary Life and Identities

   
Age of Revolutions, 1750-1914
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery • Arts of the Indian Subcontinent
• The Arts of China
• Arts of the Islamic World
• The Arts of Japan
• James McNeil Whistler and Galleries of American Art
National Air & Space Museum • Early Flight
National Museum of American History • Price of Freedom



 
National Museum of American Indian • Our Peoples: Giving Voice to Our Histories
A Half-Century of Crisis and Achievement, 1900-1945
Freer Gallary of Art and Arthur M. Sacker Gallery • The Arts of Japan
Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden • Rotating Museum Collections
National Air & Space Museum • Milestones of Flight
• Early Flight
National Museum of American History • Price of Freedom
   
The 20th Century
Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden • Rotating Museum Collections
National Air & Space Museum

• Milestones of Flight
• Space Race
• Golden Age of Flight
• World War II Aviation
• Pioneers of Flight
• Apollo to the Moon
• Beyond the Limits

National Museum of American History • Price of Freedom
• Hands on Science Center



National Museum of Natural History • African Voices
National Postal Museum

• Binding the Nation
• Customers and Communities
• Moving the Mail
• The Art of Cards and Letters
• Artistic License
• Philantelic Gallery


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