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List of Benchmarks for United States History 
 Standard 31.Understands economic, social, and cultural developments in the contemporary United States
  
Topics1. Economic patterns in the United States since 1968; 2. Economic conditions and society; 3. Labor movements, patterns, and conflicts; 4. Role of women; 5. Immigration and the immigrant experience
   Level III (Grade 7-8)
  Benchmark 1.Understands changes in the workplace and the economy in contemporary America (e.g., the effects of a sharp increase in labor force participation of women and new immigrants; the shift of the labor force from manufacturing to service industries)
   Vocabulary terms
A.  contemporary changes in the workplace
B.  contemporary changes in the economy
  Knowledge/skill statements
  1. Knows changes in the workplace in contemporary America    
  2. Knows changes in the economy in contemporary America    
  3. Knows the effects of a sharp increase in labor force participation by women in contemporary America    
  4. Knows the effects of a sharp increase in labor force participation by new immigrants in contemporary America    
  5. Knows about the shift of the labor force from manufacturing to service industries   


Citation Log: BD(BE,129;​AE,244;​LI,183,184;​NI,29)
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