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List of Benchmarks for United States History 
 Standard 5.Understands how the values and institutions of European economic life took root in the colonies and how slavery reshaped European and African life in the Americas
Topics1. Impact of slavery on African life; 2. Causes and consequences of slavery
   Level II (Grade 5-6)
  Benchmark 3.Understands elements of African slavery during the colonial period in North America (e.g., relocation of enslaved Africans to the Caribbean and North America, the slave trade and "the middle passage")
   Vocabulary terms
A.  African slavery (colonial period)
  Knowledge/skill statements
  1. Knows about the relocation of enslaved Africans to the Caribbean   
  2. Knows about the relocation of enslaved Africans to North America   
  3. Knows about the slave trade (colonial period)  A   
  4. Knows about "the middle passage"   
McREL Activity(s)
   Legacies of the Middle Passage

 A  = Assessment items available

Citation Log: BD(BE,84;​AE,68;​LI,65,68)
Citation reference
BD = benchmark, declarative
BP = benchmark, procedural
BC = benchmark, contextual

1st letter/number of each code in parentheses:
A   NCHS: U.S. History, Expanded Edition
B   NCHS: Basic Edition
L   Lessons from History
N   NAEP: Framework 2006

2nd letter code :
E = Explicitly stated in document
I = Implicit in document

Page number of the cited document