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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. Principles of the Declaration of Independence; 2. Influence of ideas on society; 3. Historic documents, treaties, and agreements
   Level III (Grade 7-8)
  Benchmark 2.Understands contradictions between the Declaration of Independence and the institution of chattel slavery
   Vocabulary terms
A.  chattel slavery
  Knowledge/skill statements
  1. Understands the basic principles of the Declaration of Independence   
  2. Knows about the institution of chattel slavery   
  3. Understands how the Declaration of Independence and the institution of chattel slavery are contradictory   


Citation Log: BD(BE,86;​AE,74)
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