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List of Benchmarks for United States History 
 Standard 2.Understands cultural and ecological interactions among previously unconnected people resulting from early European exploration and colonization
Topics1. European exploration and colonization, 9th to 17th centuries; 2. Historical analysis and interpretations
   Level IV (Grade 9-12)
  Benchmark 3.Understands how interpretations of Columbus' voyages and his interactions with indigenous peoples have changed (e.g., between 1892 and 1992)
   Vocabulary terms
A.  historical interpretations of Columbus’ voyages
  Knowledge/skill statements
  1. Knows various interpretations of Columbus’ voyages and interactions with indigenous peoples in the Americas    
McREL Activity(s)
   Interpreting Christopher Columbus

Citation Log: BD(AE,47)
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
L   Lessons from History
N   NAEP: Framework 2006

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

Page number of the cited document