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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. Historic documents, treaties, and agreements
   Level IV (Grade 9-12)
  Benchmark 3.Understands differences and similarities between the Declaration of Independence and other documents on government (e.g., the French Declaration of the Rights of Man and Citizen, John Locke’s Two Treatises on Government)
   Vocabulary terms
A.  characteristics of the Declaration of Independence
  Knowledge/skill statements
  1. Understands the differences between the Declaration of Independence and other documents on government   
  2. Understands the similarities between the Declaration of Independence and other documents on government   
  3. Understands the differences between the Declaration of Independence and the French Declaration of the Rights of Man and Citizen   
  4. Understands the similarities between the Declaration of Independence and the French Declaration of the Rights of Man and Citizen   
  5. Understands the differences between the Declaration of Independence and John Locke’s Two Treatises on Government   
  6. Understands the similarities between the Declaration of Independence and John Locke’s Two Treatises on Government   


Citation Log: BC(BE,87;​AE,75;​LI,73-74;​NI,14,15)
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