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List of Benchmarks for United States History 
 Standard 3.Understands why the Americas attracted Europeans, why they brought enslaved Africans to their colonies and how Europeans struggled for control of North America and the Caribbean
  
TopicImmigration and the immigrant experience
   Level II (Grade 5-6)
  Benchmark 1.Understands the lives of free and indentured immigrants who came to North America and the Caribbean from Europe (e.g., religious, political, and economic motives of free immigrants from different parts of Europe; why indentured servants risked the hardships of bound labor overseas; opportunities and challenges encountered by European immigrants)
   Vocabulary terms
A.  experience of European immigrants to North America (1585-1763)
  Knowledge/skill statements
  1. Understands the religious motives of free immigrants who came to North America and the Caribbean from different parts of Europe   
  2. Understands the political motives of free immigrants who came to North America and the Caribbean from different parts of Europe   
  3. Understands the economic motives of free immigrants who came to North America and the Caribbean from different parts of Europe   
  4. Understands why indentured servants risked the hardships of bound labor in North America and the Caribbean   
  5. Understands the opportunities and challenges encountered by European immigrants who came to North America and the Caribbean   


Citation Log: BD(BE,81;​LE,63-64;​NI, 14,15)
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

Number:
Page number of the cited document