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List of Benchmarks for United States History 
 Standard 9.Understands the United States territorial expansion between 1801 and 1861, and how it affected relations with external powers and Native Americans
Topics1. Territorial expansion in the United States, early 19th century; 2. Expansion, exploration, and conquest
   Level II (Grade 5-6)
  Benchmark 1.Understands the factors that led to U.S. territorial expansion in the Western Hemisphere (e.g., Napoleon's reasons for selling the Louisiana Territory, expeditions of American explorers and mountain men)
   Vocabulary terms
A.  causes for U.S. western expansion
  Knowledge/skill statements
  1. Understands Napoleon’s reasons for selling the Louisiana Territory   
  2. Knows about expeditions of American explorers   
  3. Knows about the mountain men   

Citation Log: BD(BE,92;​AE,94,96;​LI,101-102;​NI,53)
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