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Topic: Rights and status of individuals and groups 

United States History

 Standard 4.  Understands how political, religious, and social institutions emerged in the English colonies
  Level IV (Grade 9-12)
   Benchmark 4.Understands characteristics of the social structure of colonial America (e.g., the property rights of single, married, and widowed women; public education in the New England colonies and how it differed from the southern colonies, different patterns of family life; different ideals among diverse religious groups, social classes, and cultures; different roles and status of men and women)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands the property rights of single women in colonial America
     2.Understands the property rights of married women in colonial America
     3.Understands the property rights of widowed women in colonial America
     4.Knows about public education in the New England colonies
     5.Knows about public education in the southern colonies
     6.Understands the differences between public education in the New England colonies and the southern colonies
     7.Knows different patterns of family life in colonial America
     8.Understands different ideals among diverse religious groups in colonial America
     9.Understands different ideals among social classes in colonial America
     10.Understands different ideals among diverse cultures in colonial America
     11.Understands the different roles of men and women in colonial America
     12.Understands the different status of men and women in colonial America