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Topic: Latin American independence in the 19th century 

World History

 Standard 32.  Understands the causes and consequences of political revolutions in the late 18th and early 19th centuries
  Level II (Grade 5-6)
   Benchmark 2.Understands the origins and development of Latin American independence movements (e.g., how the American, French, and Haitian revolutions and South American rebellions influenced the development of independence movements in Latin America; the political and ideological objectives, and the success of the independence movements between 1808 and 1830; how the colonial powers and independent countries of Latin America changed between 1790 and 1828; the role of geography in the outcome of the Latin American independence movements)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands the origins of Latin American independence movements
     2.Understands the development of Latin American independence movements
     3.Understands how the American Revolution influenced the development of independence movements in Latin America
     4.Understands how the French Revolution influenced the development of independence movements in Latin America
     5.Understands how the Haitian Revolution influenced the development of independence movements in Latin America
     6.Understands how the South American rebellions influenced the development of independence movements in Latin America
     7.Understands the political objectives of the Latin American independence movements between 1808 and 1830
     8.Understands the ideological objectives of the Latin American independence movements between 1808 and 1830
     9.Knows the successes of the independence movements between 1808 and 1830
     10.Understands how the colonial powers and independent countries of Latin America changed between 1790 and 1828
     11.Understands the role of geography in the outcome of the Latin American independence movements
  Level III (Grade 7-8)
   Benchmark 4.Knows the consequences of Napoleon's invasions (e.g., the impact of Napoleon's invasion of Iberia and growing British power in the Atlantic basin on the independence movements in Latin America, the events surrounding Napoleon's invasion of Portugal, the flight of the Portuguese court to Brazil)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands the impact of Napoleon’s invasion of Iberia and growing British power in the Atlantic basin on the independence movements in Latin America
     2.Knows the events surrounding Napoleon’s invasion of Portugal and the flight of the Portuguese court to Brazil
   Benchmark 5.Understands the political and ideological objectives of Latin American independence movements (e.g., knows who supported Father Miguel Hidalgo, his role in the Mexican Revolution of 1810; knows the role of Agust­n de Iturbide in the Creole-dominated revolt of 1821)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands the political objectives of the Latin American independence movements between 1808 and 1830
     2.Understands the ideological objectives of the Latin American independence movements between 1808 and 1830
     3.Knows who supported Father Miguel Hidalgo
     4.Understands Father Miguel Hidalgo’s role in the Mexican Revolution of 1810
     5.Knows the role of Agustin de Iturbide in the Creole dominated revolt of 1821
   Benchmark 7.Understands elements of the Haitian revolution (e.g., the role of Touissant L'Overture, Haiti's social and economic conditions under French rule)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands the role of Touissant L’Overture in the Haitian Revolution
     2.Understands Haiti’s social conditions under French rule
     3.Understands Haiti’s economic conditions under French rule
  Level IV (Grade 9-12)
   Benchmark 1.Understands the impact of the Haitian Revolution (e.g., connections between the French and Haitian Revolutions, the impact of this event on race relations and slavery in the Americas and the French Empire)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands connections between the French and Haitian Revolutions
     2.Understands the impact of the Haitian Revolution on race relations and slavery in the Americas
     3.Understands the impact of the Haitian Revolution on race relations and slavery in the French Empire
   Benchmark 2.Understands comparisons between the Latin American revolutions and those in America, France, and Haiti (e.g., pre-independence social and political conditions, opposed regimes/policies, justifications of the revolutionaries, class representation, extent of revolution)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands comparisons between the Latin American revolutions and the American Revolution
     2.Understands comparisons between the Latin American revolutions and the French Revolution
     3.Understands comparisons between the Latin American revolutions and the Haitian Revolution
     4.Knows pre-independence social and political conditions in Latin American countries compared to America
     5.Knows pre-independence social and political conditions in Latin American countries compared to France
     6.Knows pre-independence social and political conditions in Latin American countries compared to Haiti
     7.Understands comparisons between opposed regimes/policies of the Latin American revolutions and the American Revolution
     8.Understands comparisons between opposed regimes/policies of the Latin American revolutions and the French Revolution
     9.Understands comparisons between opposed regimes/policies of the Latin American revolutions and the Haitian
     10.Understands comparisons between the justifications of the revolutionaries of the Latin American revolutions and the American Revolution
     11.Understands comparisons between the justifications of the revolutionaries of the Latin American revolutions and the French Revolution
     12.Understands comparisons between the justifications of the revolutionaries of the Latin American revolutions and the Haitian Revolution
     13.Understands comparisons between class representation in the Latin American revolutions and the American Revolution
     14.Understands comparisons between class representation in the Latin American revolutions and the French Revolution
     15.Understands comparisons between class representation in the Latin American revolutions and the Haitian Revolution
     16.Understands comparisons between the extent of the Latin American revolutions and the American Revolution
     17.Understands comparisons between the extent of the Latin American revolutions and the French Revolution
     18.Understands comparisons between the extent of the Latin American revolutions and the Haitian Revolution
   Benchmark 3.Understands the status of women and other social classes during and following the Latin American independence movements (e.g., the political roles of Creole elites, the Catholic Church, and mestizo, mulatto, and Indian populations; social and racial divisions in most of Latin America; how independence changed the status of women in Latin America and affected mestizo, mulatto, and Indian populations; roles played by prominent women before the wars of independence in Latin America)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands the status of women during and following the Latin American independence movements
     2.Understands the status of various social classes during and following the Latin American independence movements
     3.Knows the political roles of Creole elites, the Catholic Church, and mestizo, mulatto, and Indian populations
     4.Understands social and racial divisions in most of Latin America
     5.Understands how independence changed the status of women in Latin America
     6.Understands how independence affected mestizo, mulatto, and Indian populations
     7.Knows roles played by prominent women before the wars of independence in Latin America
   Benchmark 5.Understands the ideas and issues during and after the Latin American independence movement (e.g., how the Brazilian independence movement differed from the rest, issues that concerned New Granada after independence, the provisions of the Monroe Doctrine and Latin American response to it)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands how the Brazilian independence movement differed from the rest of the Latin American independence movements
     2.Knows issues that concerned New Granada after independence
     3.Understands the provisions of the Monroe Doctrine and Latin American response to it