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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. Science, technology, and society
   Level IV (Grade 9-12)
  Benchmark 1.Understands how changes in the national and global economy have influenced the workplace (e.g., sluggishness in the overall rate of economic growth, the relative stagnation of wages since 1973, the social and political impact of an increase in income disparities, the effects of increased global trade and competition on the U.S. economy, the influence of new technology on education and learning, and the relation between education and earnings in the workplace)
   Vocabulary terms
A.  influences of changes in the national economy
B.  influences of changes in the global economy
  Knowledge/skill statements
  1. Knows how changes in the national economy have influenced the workplace   
  2. Knows how changes in the global economy have influenced the workplace    
  3. Knows about sluggishness in the overall rate of economic growth   
  4. Knows about the relative stagnation of wages since 1973   
  5. Knows about the social impact of an increase in income disparities   
  6. Knows about the political impact of an increase in income disparities   
  7. Knows the effects of increased global trade on the U.S. economy   
  8. Knows the effects of increased competition on the U.S. economy   
  9. Knows the influence of new technology on education and learning   
  10. Knows the relation between education and earnings in the workplace   


Citation Log: BD(BE,129;​AE,244;​LI,183,184;​NI,28,29)
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