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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
  
Topics1. European struggle for control of North America; 2. Colonies and colonial systems
   Level II (Grade 5-6)
  Benchmark 2.Understands growth and change in the European colonies during the two centuries following their founding (e.g., the arrival of Africans in the European colonies in the 17th century, the rapid increase of slave importation in the 18th century)
   Vocabulary terms
1.  changes in European colonies (1600-1800)
  Knowledge/skill statements
  1. Understands the growth and change caused by the arrival of Africans in the European colonies during the 17th century   
  2. Understands the growth and change caused by the rapid increase of the slave importation during the 18th century   A   


 A  = Assessment items available

Citation Log: BD(BE,81;​AE,53;​LE,65,68;​NE,13)
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