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List of Benchmarks for United States History 
 Standard 6.Understands the causes of the American Revolution, the ideas and interests involved in shaping the revolutionary movement, and reasons for the American victory
  
TopicCauses of the American Revolution
   Level II (Grade 5-6)
  Benchmark 2.Understands the events that contributed to the outbreak of the American Revolution and the earliest armed conflict of the Revolutionary War (e.g., opponents and defenders of England’s new imperial policy, the idea of "taxation without representation," the battle at Lexington and Concord)
   Vocabulary terms
A.  American Revolution
  Knowledge/skill statements
  1. Understands the events that contributed to the outbreak of the American Revolution  A   
  2. Knows about the earliest armed conflict of the Revolutionary War   
  3. Knows about the opponents of England’s new imperial policy   
  4. Knows about the defenders of England’s new imperial policy   
  5. Understands the idea of "taxation without representation"   
  6. Knows about the battle at Lexington and Concord   
  
McREL Activity(s)
   Taxed Tempers Toss Tea To Tides


 A  = Assessment items available

Citation Log: BD(BE,86;​AE,72;​LE,73;​LI,74;​NE,15,16)
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