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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. United States foreign policy, early 19th century; 2. Historical documents, treaties, and agreements
   Level IV (Grade 9-12)
  Benchmark 2.Understands the major provisions of the Monroe Doctrine (e.g., the extent to which its major purpose was to protect the newly won independence of Latin American states or to serve notice of U.S. expansionist intentions in the hemisphere, why the U.S. and other countries ignored the provisions of the doctrine for so long, its impact today)
   Vocabulary terms
A.  Monroe Doctrine
  Knowledge/skill statements
  1. Understands the extent to which the Monroe Doctrine’s major purpose was to protect the newly won independence of Latin American states    
  2. Understands the extent to which the Monroe Doctrine’s major purpose was to serve notice of U.S. expansionist intentions in the hemisphere   
  3. Understands why the U.S. ignored the provisions of the Monroe Doctrine for so long   
  4. Understands why other countries ignored the provisions of the Monroe Doctrine for so long   
  5. Understands the impact of the Monroe Doctrine today   


Citation Log: BD(BE,93;​AE,96;​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