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List of Benchmarks for World History 
 Standard 39.Understands the causes and global consequences of World War I
  
Topics1. Causes of World War I; 2. Social class structure and interactions; 3. Historical sources
   Level IV (Grade 9-12)
  Benchmark 1.Understands arguments and theories regarding the causes of World War I (e.g., the role of social and class conflict leading to World War I; how primary and secondary sources illustrate the arguments presented by leaders on the eve of the Great War; why and how political leaders in European nations felt aggressive foreign policy, and the advocation of war, would help subdue domestic discontent and disorder; the arguments for and against war used by diverse political groups and figures in European countries)
   Vocabulary terms
A.  debates about the causes of World War I
  Knowledge/skill statements
  1. Understands arguments regarding the causes of World War I   
  2. Understands theories regarding the causes of World War I   
  3. Understands the role of social conflict leading to World War I   
  4. Understands the role of class conflict leading to World War I   
  5. Understands how primary sources illustrate the arguments presented by leaders on the eve of the Great War    
  6. Understands how secondary sources illustrate the arguments presented by leaders on the eve of the Great War    
  7. Understands how and why political leaders in European nations felt aggressive foreign policy would help subdue domestic discontent and disorder   
  8. Understands how and why political leaders in European nations felt the advocation of war would help subdue domestic discontent and disorder   
  9. Understands the arguments for war used by diverse political groups and figures in European countries   
  10. Understands the arguments against war used by diverse political groups and figures in European countries   


Citation Log: BD(BE,200;​C;​WE,253;​LI,293,294)
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