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List of Benchmarks for United States History 
 Standard 8.Understands the institutions and practices of government created during the Revolution and how these elements were revised between 1787 and 1815 to create the foundation of the American political system based on the U.S. Constitution and the Bill of Rights
Topics1. Development of the first American party system; 2. Role of individuals in history; 3. Leaders and leadership styles
   Level II (Grade 5-6)
  Benchmark 4.Understands the differences in leaders (e.g., George Washington, Alexander Hamilton and Thomas Jefferson) and the social and economic composition of each political party in the 1790s
   Vocabulary terms
A.  political leaders (1790’s)
B.  political parties (1790’s)
  Knowledge/skill statements
  1. Understands the differences in political leaders in the 1790’s   
  2. Understands the differences in the social composition political parties in the 1790’s   
  3. Understands the differences in the economic composition of political parties in the 1790’s   
  4. Knows about Alexander Hamilton   
  5. Knows about Thomas Jefferson   
  6. Understands differences between Alexander Hamilton and Thomas Jefferson   

Citation Log: BD(BE,90;​AE,88;​LE,83;​NE,17)
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

Page number of the cited document