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List of Benchmarks for World History 
 Standard 29.Understands the economic, political, and cultural interrelations among peoples of Africa, Europe, and the Americas between 1500 and 1750
  
Topics1. The trans-Atlantic African slave trade; 2. Trade and trade routes ; 3. Causes and consequences of slavery; 4. Slavery
   Level II (Grade 5-6)
  Benchmark 3.Understands elements of the trans-Atlantic African slave trade (e.g., how slaves were transported to the Americas via the "middle passage"; how European firms and governments organized and financed the slave trade; conditions of slave life on plantations in the Caribbean, Brazil, and British North America; how slaves resisted servitude and preserved their African heritage)
   Vocabulary terms
A.  trans-Atlantic African slave trade
  Knowledge/skill statements
  1. Knows how slaves were transported to the Americas via the "middle passage"   
  2. Understands how European firms and governments organized and financed the slave trade   
  3. Knows conditions of slave life on plantations in the Caribbean   
  4. Knows conditions of slave life on plantations in Brazil   
  5. Knows conditions of slave life on plantations in British North America   
  6. Knows how slaves resisted servitude    
  7. Knows how slaves preserved their African heritage   
  
McREL Activity(s)
   Legacies of the Middle Passage


Citation Log: BD(BE,182;​C;​WE,190;​LI,262)
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