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List of Benchmarks for United States History 
 Standard 16.Understands how the rise of corporations, heavy industry, and mechanized farming transformed American society
  
Topics1. Rapid industrialization and environmental issues, late 19th century; 2. Impact of society on the environment
   Level III (Grade 7-8)
  Benchmark 5.Understands various influences on the scenic and urban environment (e.g., how rapid industrialization, extractive mining techniques, and the "gridiron pattern" of urban growth influenced the city and countryside; environmentalism and the conservation movement in the late 19th century)
   Vocabulary terms
A.  influences on the environment
  Knowledge/skill statements
  1. Understands various influences on the scenic environment   
  2. Understands various influences on the urban environment   
  3. Understands how rapid industrialization influenced the city   
  4. Understands how rapid industrialization influenced the countryside   
  5. Understands how extractive mining techniques influenced the city   
  6. Understands how extractive mining techniques influenced the countryside   
  7. Understands how the "gridiron pattern" of urban growth influenced the city   
  8. Understands how the "gridiron pattern" of urban growth influenced the countryside   
  9. Understands environmentalism in the late 19th century   
  10. Understands the conservation movement in the late 19th century   


Citation Log: BD(BE,105;​AE,144;​NE,23)
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