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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. Colonial economic life and labor systems; 2. Causes and consequences of slavery
   Level III (Grade 7-8)
  Benchmark 3.Understands patterns of indentured servitude and influences on slavery (e.g. why indentured servitude was prevalent in the mid-Atlantic, Chesapeake, and southern colonies; the Virginia and Massachusetts’ laws that institutionalized slavery)
   Vocabulary terms
A.  indentured servitude (colonial America)
B.  influences on slavery (colonial America)
  Knowledge/skill statements
  1. Understands patterns of indentured servitude    
  2. Understands influences on slavery   
  3. Understands why indentured servitude was prevalent in the mid-Atlantic colonies   
  4. Understands why indentured servitude was prevalent in the Chesapeake colonies   
  5. Understands why indentured servitude was prevalent in the southern colonies   
  6. Knows about the Virginia laws that institutionalized slavery   
  7. Knows about the Massachusetts’ laws that institutionalized slavery   


Citation Log: BD(BE,84;​AE,67;​LI,65,68;​NI,15)
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

Number:
Page number of the cited document