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Topic: Modern nationalism and Europe 

World History

 Standard 35.  Understands patterns of nationalism, state-building, and social reform in Europe and the Americas from 1830 to 1914
  Level II (Grade 5-6)
   Benchmark 1.Understands the emergence of nationalist movements in Italy and Germany (e.g., the major leaders of unification and nationalism in Italy and Germany, and why these movements succeeded; the appeal of Garibaldi's nationalist Redshirts to Italians)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands the emergence of nationalist movements in Italy
     2.Understands the emergence of nationalist movements in Germany
     3.Knows the major leaders of unification and nationalism in Italy
     4.Knows the major leaders of unification and nationalism in Germany
     5.Understands why movements of unification and nationalism succeeded in Italy and Germany
     6.Understands the appeal of Garibaldi’s nationalist Redshirts to Italians
  Level III (Grade 7-8)
   Benchmark 1.Understands the ideas that influenced the nationalist movements (e.g., major characteristics of 19th-century European nationalism, and connections between nationalist ideology, the French Revolution, Romanticism, and liberal reform movements; the extent to which Garibaldi reflected 19th-century Romanticism; the purpose of Bismarck's "Blood and Iron" speech, and previous attempts at unification to which he refers; the chronology of significant events in the unifications of Italy and Germany)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows major characteristics of 19th century European nationalism
     2.Understands connections between nationalist ideology, the French Revolution, Romanticism, and liberal reform movements
     3.Understands the extent to which Garibaldi reflected 19th century Romanticism
     4.Knows the purpose of Bismarck‚Äôs "Blood and Iron" speech, and previous attempts at unification to which he refers
     5.Knows the chronology of significant events in the unification of Italy
     6.Knows the chronology of significant events in the unification of Germany
  Level IV (Grade 9-12)
   Benchmark 1.Understands the causes and results of the revolutions of 1848 (e.g., why these revolutions failed to achieve nationalist and democratic objectives; where revolutions occurred in 1848, how they were a chain reaction, and the goals and motivating spirit of each; the major accomplishments of prominent figures in the revolutionary era)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands the causes of the revolutions of 1848
     2.Understands the results of the revolutions of 1848
     3.Knows why the revolutions of 1848 failed to achieve nationalist and democratic objectives
     4.Knows where the revolutions occurred in 1848
     5.Understands how the revolutions of 1848 were a chain reaction
     6.Knows the goals and motivating spirit of each of the revolutions of 1848
     7.Knows the major accomplishments of prominent figures in the revolutionary era
   Benchmark 2.Understands the role of nationalism in conflicts within different nations (e.g., how nationalism fostered tension and conflict in the Austro-Hungarian and Ottoman Empires, the importance of Greek nationalists' and Europeans' roles in the struggle for Greek independence from the Ottomans)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands how nationalism fostered tension and conflict in the Austro Hungarian Empire
     2.Understands how nationalism fostered tension and conflict in the Ottoman Empire
     3.Understands the importance of Greek nationalists’ and Europeans’ roles in the struggle for Greek independence from the Ottomans
   Benchmark 3.Understands factors that led to social and political change in 19th-century Europe (e.g., the interconnections between labor movements, various forms of socialism, and political or social changes in Europe; the influence of industrialization, democratization, and nationalism on popular 19th-century reform movements; the extent to which Britain, France, and Italy become broadly liberal and democratic societies in the 19th century; the broad beneficial and detrimental effects of the industrial revolution on specific European countries)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands factors that led to social change in 19th century Europe
     2.Understands factors that led to political change in 19th century Europe
     3.Understands the interconnections between labor movements, various forms of socialism, and political or social changes in Europe
     4.Understands the influence of industrialization, democratization, and nationalism on popular 19th century reform movements
     5.Understands the extent to which Britain became a broadly liberal and democratic society in the 19th century
     6.Understands the extent to which France became a broadly liberal and democratic society in the 19th century
     7.Understands the extent to which Italy became a broadly liberal and democratic society in the 19th century
     8.Understands the broad beneficial and detrimental effects of the industrial revolution on specific European countries
   Benchmark 8.Understands the chronology, major events, and outcomes of the Franco-Prussian War (e.g., how it impacted the British, Bavarians, and French; how the French were agitated into war by the edited Ems telegram)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands the chronology and main events of the Franco Prussian War
     2.Understands the outcomes of the Franco Prussian War
     3.Understands how the Franco-Prussian War how impacted the British, Bavarians, and French
     4.Understands how the French were agitated into the Franco-Prussian War by the edited Ems telegram
   Benchmark 9.Understands the definition of realpolitik and how Cavour and Bismarck exemplified this political philosophy
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands the definition of realpolitik
     2.Understands how Cavour exemplified the political philosophy of realpolitik
     3.Understands how Bismarck exemplified the political philosophy of realpolitik