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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. Immigration and demographic shifts in the United States; 2. Migration and settlement patterns
   Level III (Grade 7-8)
  Benchmark 2.Understands demographic shifts and the influences on recent immigration patterns (e.g., the flow from cities to suburbs, reasons for internal migrations from the "Rustbelt" to the "Sunbelt" and its impact on politics, implications of the shifting age structure of the population)
   Vocabulary terms
A.  demographic shifts
B.  influences on immigration patterns
  Knowledge/skill statements
  1. Knows about recent demographic shifts    
  2. Knows the influences on recent immigration patterns   
  3. Knows about the flow of people from cities to suburbs   
  4. Knows reasons for internal migrations from the "Rustbelt" to the "Sunbelt"   
  5. Knows the impact on politics of migration from the "Rustbelt" to the "Sunbelt"   
  6. Knows the implications of the shifting age structure of the population   


Citation Log: BD(BE,129-130;​AE,240;​LI,180;​NE,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