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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; 5. Colonial economic life and labor systems
   Level III (Grade 7-8)
  Benchmark 2.Understands features of and participants in the slave trade (e.g., ways in which entrepreneurs and colonial governments exploited American Indian labor, and the use of African slave labor for commercial agriculture; the treatment of slaves in the Western Hemisphere as opposed to those in the Islamic lands, Christian Europe, and West Africa; the organization of long-distance trade in West and Central Africa and circumstances under which African governments, elites, and merchants participated in the sale of slaves to Europeans; treatment of slaves and forms of resistance used in the "middle passage")
   Vocabulary terms
A.  participants in the slave trade
  Knowledge/skill statements
  1. Knows participants in the slave trade    
  2. Knows ways in which entrepreneurs and colonial governments exploited American Indian labor   
  3. Understands ways in which entrepreneurs and colonial governments used African slave labor for commercial agriculture   
  4. Understands the treatment of slaves in the Western Hemisphere as opposed to those in the Islamic lands, Christian Europe, and West Africa   
  5. Understands the organization of long distance trade in West and Central Africa   
  6. Knows circumstances under which African governments, elites, and merchants participated in the sale of slaves to Europeans   
  7. Understands the treatment of slaves in the "middle passage"   
  8. Knows forms of resistance used by slaves in the "middle passage"   


Citation Log: BD(BE,181-182;​C;​WE,191;​LE,262;​LI,262,265)
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