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Topic: Political and military encounters between Europeans and Asians 

World History

 Standard 34.  Understands how Eurasian societies were transformed in an era of global trade and the emergence of European power from 1750 to 1870
  Level II (Grade 5-6)
   Benchmark 4.Understands the advance of British power in India up to 1850, its social and economic impact, and the efforts of Indians to resist European conquest and achieve cultural renewal
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands the advance of British power in India up to 1850
     2.Understands the social impact of British power in India
     3.Understands the economic impact of British power in India
     4.Understands the efforts of Indians to resist European conquest and achieve cultural renewal
   Benchmark 7.Understands the emergence of European trading companies and their impact on Indian culture (e.g., the origins of both the French and British East India companies, what their charters enabled them to do, and how the home countries viewed the role of these companies in India; the trading relationship between the East India companies and Indian rulers)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands the emergence of European trading companies
     2.Understands the impact of European trading companies on Indian culture
     3.Knows the origins of the French East India Company
     4.Knows the origins of the British East India Company
     5.Knows what the charter of the French East India Company enabled it to do
     6.Knows what the charter of the British East India Company enabled it to do
     7.Understands how France viewed the role of the French East India Company in India
     8.Understands how Britain viewed the role of the British East India Company in India
     9.Understands the trading relationship between the East India companies and Indian rulers
  Level III (Grade 7-8)
   Benchmark 3.Understands the impact of foreign trade and politics on Indian culture (e.g., major trade routes that linked China, India, and Europe, and the impact of this trade on Indian agriculture and industry; the decline of the Mughal empire and the rise of British political and military influence in India between 1750 and 1858; the competitive policies of the British and the French in India, and why the British East India Company was able to prevail; the goods imported to and exported from India)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands the impact of foreign trade on Indian culture
     2.Understands the impact of foreign politics on Indian culture
     3.Knows major trade routes that linked China, India, and Europe
     4.Understands the impact of trade between China, India, and Europe on Indian agriculture and industry
     5.Understands the decline of the Mughal empire and the rise of British political and military influence in India between 1750 and 1858
     6.Knows the competitive policies of the British and the French in India
     7.Knows why the British East India Company was able to prevail over the French East India Company in India
     8.Knows the goods imported to and exported from India
   Benchmark 8.Understands significant cultural and political changes in India in the 18th and 19th centuries (e.g., changing linguistic and religious diversity in India between the early 18th and late 19th centuries, the significant changes in political control and boundaries in India between 1798 and 1850)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands significant cultural changes in India in the 18th and 19th centuries
     2.Understands significant political changes in India in the 18th and 19th centuries
     3.Understands changing linguistic diversity in India between the early 18th and late 19th centuries
     4.Understands changing religious diversity in India between the early 18th and late 19th centuries
     5.Knows the significant changes in political control and boundaries in India between 1798 and 1850
   Benchmark 9.Understands Dutch involvement in various regions (e.g., changes in Dutch influence and control in South Asia between 1815 and 1850, how the Dutch ruled their colonies in the East Indies and what types of goods were traded by the Dutch in this region)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows changes in Dutch influence and control in South Asia between 1815 and 1850
     2.Understands how the Dutch ruled their colonies in the East Indies
     3.Knows what types of goods were traded by the Dutch in this region
  Level IV (Grade 9-12)
   Benchmark 3.Understands how Western culture influenced Asian societies (e.g., British policies in India compared to Dutch colonial practices in the East Indies; the lives of indigenous elites under these regimes; aspects of indigenous cultures that were embraced by Europeans; the major accomplishments of Ram Mohan Roy and his central ideas regarding Western influence in India)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows how British policies in India compared to Dutch colonial practices in the East Indies
     2.Understands the lives of indigenous elites under the British and Dutch regimes in Asia
     3.Knows aspects of indigenous cultures that were embraced by Europeans
     4.Understands the major accomplishments of Ram Mohan Roy and his central ideas regarding Western influence in India
   Benchmark 9.Understands how the British presence and British policies shaped Indian society (e.g., the attitude of Muslim and upper-class Hindus toward the British presence in India; Britain's "modernizing" policies in India under the administration of Lord Dalhousie, and the social and political impact of the railroad on India; the central issues surrounding the supposition that the British "unified" India)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands how the British presence shaped Indian society
     2.Understands how British policies shaped Indian society
     3.Understands the attitude of Muslim and upper class Hindus toward the British presence in India
     4.Understands Britain’s "modernizing" policies in India under the administration of Lord Dalhousie
     5.Understands the social and political impact of the railroad on India
     6.Understands the central issues surrounding the supposition that the British "unified" India