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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; 3. Historical documents, treaties, and agreements
   Level III (Grade 7-8)
  Benchmark 3.Understands the social and political impact of the idea of Manifest Destiny (e.g., how it fueled the controversy over the Oregon territory, how it was reflected in the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, its appeal to 19th century American industrial workers and small farmers)
   Vocabulary terms
A.  impact of Manifest Destiny
  Knowledge/skill statements
  1. Understands the social impact of the idea of Manifest Destiny   
  2. Understands the political impact of the idea of Manifest Destiny   
  3. Understands how the idea of Manifest Destiny fueled the controversy over the Oregon territory   
  4. Understands how the idea of Manifest Destiny was reflected in the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo   
  5. Understands the appeal of Manifest Destiny to 19th century American industrial workers   
  6. Understands the appeal of Manifest Destiny to 19th century American small farmers   


Citation Log: BD(BE,93;​AE,99,100;​LI,99,102;​NE,20)
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