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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. Settlement of the West, early 19th century; 2. Migration and settlement patterns; 3. Cultural diffusion, adaptation, and interaction
   Level II (Grade 5-6)
  Benchmark 6.Understands elements of early western migration (e.g., the lure of the West and the reality of life on the frontier; motivations of various settlers; Mormon contributions to the settlement of the West; differences in the settlement of California and Oregon in the late 1840s and 1850s; routes taken by settlers of the Western U.S.; interactions between settlers and Native Americans and Mexicans in the western territories)
   Vocabulary terms
A.  early western migration
  Knowledge/skill statements
  1. Understands the lure of the West  A   
  2. Understands the reality of life on the frontier  A   
  3. Understands the motivations of various settlers  A   
  4. Understands Mormon contributions to the settlement of the West   
  5. Understands differences in the settlement of California and Oregon in the late 1840s and 1850s   
  6. Understands routes taken by settlers of the Western U.S.   A   
  7. Understands interactions between settlers and Native Americans in the western territories   
  8. Understands interactions between settlers and Mexicans in the western territories   


 A  = Assessment items available

Citation Log: BD(BE,95,96;​AE,108;​LE,98,100-101,103;​LI,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

Number:
Page number of the cited document