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List of Benchmarks for Historical Understanding 
 Standard 2.Understands the historical perspective
  
Topics1. Causes and effects in history ; 2. Historical analysis and interpretations; 3. Influence of ideas on society
   Level IV (Grade 9-12)
  Benchmark 2.Analyzes the influences specific ideas and beliefs had on a period of history and specifies how events might have been different in the absence of those ideas and beliefs
   Vocabulary terms
1.  alternative history
  Knowledge/skill statements
  1. Knows specific ideas that had an influence on a period of history   
  2. Knows specific beliefs that had an influence on a period of history   
  3. Speculates how a period of history might have been different in the absence of specific ideas   
  4. Speculates how a period of history might have been different in the absence of specific beliefs   
  
McREL Activity(s)
   Caught Between Worlds: Frontier Life as Reflected in Captivity Narratives


Citation Log: BP(BI,66;​AI,27;​WI,25;​LI,41)
Citation reference
BD = benchmark, declarative
BP = benchmark, procedural
BC = benchmark, contextual

1st letter/number of each code in parentheses:
A   NCHS: U.S. History, Expanded Edition
B   NCHS: Basic Edition
G   Gagnon: Historical Literacy
IH   International Baccalaureate: History
IU   International Baccalaureate: Humanities
K   NCHS: K-4 History, expanded edition
L   Lessons from History
SS   NCSS: Curriculum Standards for Social Studies
W   NCHS: World History, expanded edition

2nd letter code :
E = Explicitly stated in document
I = Implicit in document

Number:
Page number of the cited document