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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. Influence of ideas on society
   Level II (Grade 5-6)
  Benchmark 5.Understands the origins of Manifest Destiny and its influence on the westward expansion of the United States (e.g., its role in the resolution of the Oregon dispute with Great Britain, how it led to the Mexican-American war)
   Vocabulary terms
A.  Manifest Destiny
  Knowledge/skill statements
  1. Understands the origins of Manifest Destiny   
  2. Understands the influence of Manifest Destiny on the westward expansion of the United States   
  3. Understands the role of Manifest Destiny in the resolution of the Oregon dispute with Great Britain   
  4. Understands how Manifest Destiny led to the Mexican-American War   

Citation Log: BD(BE,93,AE,99)
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