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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. Historical documents, treaties, and agreements
   Level IV (Grade 9-12)
  Benchmark 2.Understands how the principles of the Declaration of Independence justified American independence
   Vocabulary terms
A.  justification for American independence
  Knowledge/skill statements
  1. Understands the principles of the Declaration of Independence   
  2. Understands the arguments to justify American independence   

Citation Log: BD(BE,87;​AE,74;​LI,73-74;​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

Page number of the cited document