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List of Benchmarks for World History 
 Standard 23.Understands patterns of crisis and recovery in Afro-Eurasia between 1300 and 1450
  
Topics1. Europe following the crises of the 14th century; 2. Disease and society; 3. Black Death in the 14th century; 4. Social, political, and economic characteristics of society; 5. Religion, belief systems, and values
   Level III (Grade 7-8)
  Benchmark 2.Understands causes for changes in social, political, and religious events in Europe after the 14th century (e.g., how the population decreased after the Great Plague; the effect of the crises in the Catholic Church on its organization, prestige, and power; increased wage levels and what governments did to discourage these increases)
   Vocabulary terms
A.  changes in European society (post 14th century)
B.  changes in European political features (post 14th century)
C.  changes in European religion (post 14th century)
  Knowledge/skill statements
  1. Understands causes for changes in social events in Europe after the 14th century   
  2. Understands causes for changes in political events in Europe after the 14th century   
  3. Understands causes for changes in religious events in Europe after the 14th century   
  4. Understands how the population decreased after the Great Plague and how this affected European society   
  5. Understands the effect of the crises in the Catholic Church on its organization, prestige, and power   
  6. Understands increased wage levels and what European governments did to discourage these increases   


Citation Log: BD(BE,171;​C;​WE,156)
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