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List of Benchmarks for United States History 
 Standard 28.Understands domestic policies in the post-World War II period
  
Topics1. Political debates of the post-World War II period; 2. Role of individuals in history
   Level III (Grade 7-8)
  Benchmark 2.Understands the role of McCarthyism in the early Cold War period (e.g., the rise of McCarthysim, the effect of McCarthyism on civil liberties, and McCarthy's fall from power; the connection between post-war Soviet espionage and internal security and loyalty programs under Truman and Eisenhower)
   Vocabulary terms
A.  McCarthyism (early Cold War period)
  Knowledge/skill statements
  1. Knows about the rise of McCarthyism   
  2. Understands the effects of McCarthyism on civil liberties   
  3. Knows about McCarthy’s fall from power   
  4. Understands the connection between post-war Soviet espionage and internal security and loyalty programs under Truman and Eisenhower   


Citation Log: BD(BE,125;​AE,214,215;​LI,170)
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