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List of Benchmarks for World History 
 Standard 26.Understands how the transoceanic interlinking of all major regions of the world between 1450 and 1600 led to global transformations
  
Topics1. Worldwide exchange of flora, fauna, and pathogens; 2. Disease and society; 3. Impact of society on the environment; 4. Cultural diffusion, adaptation, and interaction
   Level II (Grade 5-6)
  Benchmark 5.Understands the cultural and biological exchange between the Americas and Afro-Eurasia in the late 15th and 16th centuries (e.g., the exchange of animals between the Americas and Afro-Eurasia; how the exchange of plants between the Americas and other countries affected societies and commerce; the roots of "cowboy" culture in the Americas)
   Vocabulary terms
A.  cultural exchange between Americas and Afro-Eurasia (15th and 16th centuries)
B.  biological exchange between Americans and Afro-Eurasia (15th and 16th centuries)
  Knowledge/skill statements
  1. Understands the cultural exchange between the Americas and Afro Eurasia in the late 15th and 16th centuries   
  2. Understands the biological exchange between the Americas and Afro Eurasia in the late 15th and 16th centuries   
  3. Understands the exchange of animals between the Americas and Afro Eurasia   
  4. Understands how the exchange of plants between the Americas and other countries affected societies and commerce   
  5. Understands the roots of "cowboy" culture in the Americas   


Citation Log: BD(BE,177;​R;​WE,172;​LI,258)
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