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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. Revolutionary War; 2. International diplomacy and relations
   Level IV (Grade 9-12)
  Benchmark 6.Understands contributions of European nations during the American Revolution and how their involvement influenced the outcome and aftermath (e.g., the assistance of France and Spain in the war, how self-interests of France and Spain differed from those of the United States after the war, the effect of American diplomatic initiatives and the contributions of the European military leaders on the outcome of the war)
   Vocabulary terms
A.  consequences of European involvement in Revolutionary War
  Knowledge/skill statements
  1. Understands contributions of European nations during the American Revolution   
  2. Understands how European involvement influenced the outcome of the Revolutionary War   
  3. Understands how European involvement influenced the aftermath of the Revolutionary War   
  4. Knows about the assistance of France in the Revolutionary War   
  5. Knows about the assistance of Spain in the Revolutionary War   
  6. Understands how the self-interests of France differed from those of the United States after the Revolutionary War   
  7. Understands how the self-interests of Spain differed from those of the United States after the Revolutionary War   
  8. Understands the effect of American diplomatic initiatives on the outcome of the Revolutionary War   
  9. Understands the effect of contributions of the European military leaders on the outcome of the Revolutionary War   


Citation Log: BD(BE,87;​AE,78-79;​LI,74-76)
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