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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. Historical viewpoints and perspectives
   Level IV (Grade 9-12)
  Benchmark 8.Understands the arguments of advocates and opponents of slavery from different regions of the country during the revolutionary period (e.g., how pro-slavery Americans justified their defense of slavery with their espousal of inalienable rights to freedom, how enslaved African Americans employed revolutionary ideals to obtain their freedom)
   Vocabulary terms
A.  slavery debate (revolutionary period)
  Knowledge/skill statements
  1. Understands the arguments of advocates of slavery from different regions of the country during the revolutionary period   
  2. Understands the arguments of opponents of slavery from different regions of the country during the revolutionary period   
  3. Understands how pro-slavery Americans justified their defense of slavery with their espousal of inalienable rights to freedom   
  4. Understands how enslaved African Americans employed revolutionary ideals to obtain their freedom   


Citation Log: BD(AE,75;​LI,75)
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