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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 III (Grade 7-8)
  Benchmark 5.Understands the significance of the Lewis and Clark expedition (e.g., its role as a scientific expedition, its contributions to friendly relations with Native Americans)
   Vocabulary terms
A.  Lewis and Clark expedition
  Knowledge/skill statements
  1. Understands the role of the Lewis and Clark expedition as a scientific expedition   
  2. Understands the contributions of the Lewis and Clark expedition to friendly relations with Native Americans   
McREL Activity(s)
   Adventures with Lewis and Clark

Citation Log: BD(AE,95;​LE,102)
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