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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. Impact of religious diversity on American institutions and values; 2. Religion, belief systems, and values
   Level III (Grade 7-8)
  Benchmark 3.Understands the growth of religious issues in contemporary society (e.g., the growth of the Christian evangelical movement and its use of modern telecommunications, issues regarding the guarantee of no establishment of religion and the free exercise clauses of the First Amendment, the significance of religious groups in local communities and their approaches to social issues)
   Vocabulary terms
A.  contemporary growth of religious issues
  Knowledge/skill statements
  1. Knows that religious issues have grown in contemporary society   
  2. Knows about the growth of the Christian evangelical movement   
  3. Knows how the Christian evangelical movement has used modern telecommunications   
  4. Knows about issues regarding the guarantee of no establishment of religion   
  5. Knows about the free exercise clauses of the first amendment   
  6. Knows the significance of religious groups in local communities   
  7. Knows how religious groups approach social issues   


Citation Log: BD(BE,130;​AE,242;​LI,181)
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