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List of Benchmarks for World History 
 Standard 19.Understands the maturation of an interregional system of communication, trade, and cultural exchange during a period of Chinese economic power and Islamic expansion
  
Topics1. Trade and trade routes ; 2. Communication, trade, and cultural exchanges in Eurasia and Africa
   Level IV (Grade 9-12)
  Benchmark 5.Understands how interregional trade and communication affected Eurasia and Africa (e.g., how international trade encouraged the rise of city-states along the East African coast, and helped end the isolation of African societies below the Saharan desert; the impact of economic and commercial expansion of Song China on communication and trade in Eurasia)
   Vocabulary terms
A.  effects of interregional trade on Eurasia (10th to 13th centuries)
B.  effects of interregional communication on Eurasia (10th to 13th centuries)
C.  effects of interregional trade on Africa (10th to 13th centuries)
D.  effects of interregional communication on Africa (10th to 13th centuries)
  Knowledge/skill statements
  1. Understands how interregional trade and communication affected Eurasia    
  2. Understands how interregional trade and communication affected Africa   
  3. Understands how international trade encouraged the rise of city states along the East African coast   
  4. Understands how international trade helped end the isolation of African societies below the Saharan desert   
  5. Understands the impact of economic and commercial expansion of Song China on communication and trade in Eurasia   


Citation Log: BD(BE,167;​R;​WE,139;​LI,248)
Citation reference
BD = benchmark, declarative
BP = benchmark, procedural
BC = benchmark, contextual

1st letter/number of each code in parentheses:
B   NCHS: Basic Edition
L   Lessons from History
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