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List of Benchmarks for World History 
 Standard 24.Understands the expansion of states and civilizations in the Americas between 1000 and 1500
Topics1. North America and Mesoamerica, 1000-1500; 2. Empires and imperialism; 3. Rise and decline of societies and civilizations; 4. Social, political, and economic characteristics of society; 5. Religion, belief systems, and values
   Level II (Grade 5-6)
  Benchmark 1.Understands how the Aztec Empire arose in the 14th century (e.g., major aspects of Aztec government, society, religion and culture; the construction of Tenochtitl n, the "Foundation of Heaven")
   Vocabulary terms
A.  Aztec Empire
  Knowledge/skill statements
  1. Understands major aspects of Aztec government   
  2. Understands major aspects of Aztec society   
  3. Understands major aspects of Aztec religion   
  4. Understands major aspects of Aztec culture   
  5. Understands the construction of Tenochtitlán, the "Foundation of Heaven"   

Citation Log: BD(BE,172;​C;​WE,160;​LE,249)
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

Page number of the cited document