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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
  
Topics1. Causes of the American Revolution ; 2. Influence of ideas on society
   Level III (Grade 7-8)
  Benchmark 1.Understands how political, ideological, and religious ideas joined economic interests to bring about the "shot heard round the world" (e.g., leaders of resistance to imperial policy; the English tax on the colonists to help pay for the Seven Years War; the interests and positions of different economic groups, such as northern merchants, southern rice and tobacco planters, yeoman farmers, and urban artisans)
   Vocabulary terms
A.  causes of the American Revolution
  Knowledge/skill statements
  1. Understands how political ideas helped bring about the "shot heard round the world"   
  2. Understands how ideologies helped bring about the "shot heard round the world"   
  3. Understands how religious ideas helped bring about the "shot heard round the world"   
  4. Understands how economic interests brought about the "shot heard round the word"   
  5. Knows about the leaders of resistance to imperial policy   
  6. Knows about the English tax on the colonists to help pay for the Seven Years War   
  7. Understands the interests of different economic groups in the American Revolution   
  8. Understands the positions of different economic groups on the American Revolution   
  9. Understands the interests and positions of the northern merchants    
  10. Understands the interests and positions of the southern rice and tobacco planters   
  11. Understands the interests and positions of the yeoman farmers   
  12. Understands the interests and positions of the urban artisans   
  
McREL Activity(s)
   Taxed Tempers Toss Tea To Tides


Citation Log: BD(BE,86;​AE,72-73;​LE,73;​LI,70-71,74;​NE,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