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List of Benchmarks for United States History 
 Standard 19.Understands federal Indian policy and United States foreign policy after the Civil War
  
Topics1. Perspectives on federal Indian policy and westward expansion; 2. Cultural diffusion, adaptation, and interaction; 3. Roles and experiences of diverse groups
   Level III (Grade 7-8)
  Benchmark 1.Understands interaction between Native Americans and white society (e.g., the attitudes and policies of government officials, the U.S. Army, missionaries, and settlers toward Native Americans; the provisions and effects of the Dawes Severalty Act of 1887 on tribal identity, land ownership and assimilation; the legacy of the 19th century federal Indian policy; Native American responses to increased white settlement, mining activities, and railroad construction)
   Vocabulary terms
A.  interactions between Native Americans and white society
  Knowledge/skill statements
  1. Understands the attitudes of government officials concerning Native Americans   
  2. Understands the policies of government officials concerning Native Americans   
  3. Understands the attitudes of the U.S. Army concerning Native Americans   
  4. Understands the policies of the U.S. Army concerning Native Americans   
  5. Understands the attitudes of missionaries toward Native Americans   
  6. Understands the policies of missionaries toward Native Americans   
  7. Understands the attitudes of settlers toward Native Americans   
  8. Understands the policies of settlers toward Native Americans   
  9. Understands the provisions of the Dawes Severalty Act of 1887   
  10. Understands the effects of the Dawes Deveralty Act of 1887 on tribal identity   
  11. Understands interactions between Native Americans and White society concerning land ownership   
  12. Understands interactions between Native Americans and White society concerning assimilation   
  13. Understands the legacy of the 19th century federal Indian policy   
  14. Understands Native American responses to increased white settlement   
  15. Understands Native American responses to increased mining activities   
  16. Understands Native American responses to increased railroad construction   


Citation Log: BD(BE,108;​AE,159-160;​LI,120;​NI,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