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List of Benchmarks for United States History 
 Standard 10.Understands how the industrial revolution, increasing immigration, the rapid expansion of slavery, and the westward movement changed American lives and led to regional tensions
  
Topics1. Growth of slavery after 1800; 2. Causes and consequences of slavery
   Level II (Grade 5-6)
  Benchmark 5.Understands how slavery shaped social and economic life in the South after 1800 (e.g., how the cotton gin and the opening of new lands in the South and West led to increased demands for slaves; differences in the lives of plantation owners, poor free black and white families, and slaves; methods of passive and active resistance to slavery; escaped slaves and the Underground Railroad)
   Vocabulary terms
A.  effects of slavery (after 1800)
  Knowledge/skill statements
  1. Understands how slavery shaped social life in the South after 1800   
  2. Understands how slavery shaped economic life in the South after 1800   
  3. Understands how the cotton gin led to increased demands for slaves   
  4. Understands how the opening of new lands in the South led to increased demands for slaves   
  5. Understands how the opening of new lands in the West led to increased demands for slaves   
  6. Understands the lives of plantation owners in the South after 1800   
  7. Understands the lives of poor free black families in the South after 1800   
  8. Understands the lives of poor free white families in the South after 1800   
  9. Understands the lives of slaves in the South after 1800   
  10. Understands methods of passive resistance to slavery after 1800   
  11. Understands methods of active resistance to slavery after 1800   
  12. Knows about escaped slaves after 1800   
  13. Knows about the Underground Railroad after 1800  A   


 A  = Assessment items available

Citation Log: BD(BE,95;​AE,106,107;​LE,110;​LI,110-111;​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