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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 III (Grade 7-8)
  Benchmark 4.Understands the social, cultural, and political events that shaped African slavery in colonial America (e.g., how slavery in African societies differed from chattel racial slavery in English colonies, influence of African heritage on efforts to develop a new African American culture, incidents of resistance to slavery, the introduction of crops by African slaves)
   Vocabulary terms
A.  influential events on slavery (colonial America)
  Knowledge/skill statements
  1. Understands social events that shaped African slavery in colonial America   
  2. Understands cultural events that shaped African slavery in colonial America   
  3. Understands political events that shaped the African slavery in colonial America   
  4. Understands how slavery in African societies differed from chattel racial slavery in English colonies   
  5. Understands the influence of African heritage on efforts to develop a new African American culture   
  6. Knows about incidents of resistance to slavery   
  7. Knows about introduction of crops by African slaves   


Citation Log: BD(BE,84;​AE,68;​LE,68;​LI,68;​NE,12-13)
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