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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 IV (Grade 9-12)
  Benchmark 1.Understands the impact of the Louisiana Purchase (e.g., its influence on politics, economic development, and the concept of Manifest Destiny; how it affected relations with Native Americans and the lives of French and Spanish inhabitants of the Louisiana Territory; how the purchase of the Louisiana Territory was justified)
   Vocabulary terms
A.  impact of the Louisiana Purchase
  Knowledge/skill statements
  1. Understands the influence of the Louisiana Purchase on politics   
  2. Understands the influence of the Louisiana Purchase on economic development   
  3. Understands the influence of the Louisiana Purchase on the concept of Manifest Destiny   
  4. Understands how the Louisiana Purchase affected relations with Native Americans   
  5. Understands how the Louisiana Purchase affected the lives of French inhabitants of the Louisiana Territory   
  6. Understands how the Louisiana Purchase affected the lives of Spanish inhabitants of the Louisiana Territory   
  7. Understands how the purchase of the Louisiana Territory was justified   


Citation Log: BD(BE,92;​AE,96;​LI,102;​NI,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