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Topic: Qing dynasty, 18th and 19th centuries 

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 5.Understands Chinese policies toward foreign trade and immigration to other countries (e.g., why China resisted political contact and trade with Europeans, and how the opium trade contributed to European penetration of Chinese markets; motivations behind the Chinese trading policy and China's desire to keep out foreigners; motivations behind Chinese immigration to the U.S. and Southeast Asia)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands Chinese policies toward foreign trade with other countries (1750-1870 CE)
     2.Understands Chinese policies toward immigration to other countries (1750-1870 CE)
     3.Understands why China resisted political contact and trade with Europeans (1750-1870 CE)
     4.Understands how the opium trade contributed to European penetration of Chinese markets
     5.Knows motivations behind the Chinese trading policy and China’s desire to keep out foreigners
     6.Knows motivations behind Chinese immigration to the U.S. and Southeast Asia
  Level III (Grade 7-8)
   Benchmark 4.Understands the economic and social consequences of rapid population growth in China between the 17th and 19th centuries
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands the economic consequences of rapid population growth in China between the 17th and 19th centuries
     2.Understands the social consequences of rapid population growth in China between the 17th and 19th centuries
   Benchmark 5.Understands causes of political and social turmoil in China in the 18th and 19th centuries (e.g., causes of governmental breakdown, political conflict, and social disintegration in China in the late 18th and 19th centuries; the main events surrounding the Boxer Rebellion and the Opium War)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands causes of social turmoil in China in the 18th and 19th centuries
     2.Understands causes of political turmoil in China in the 18th and 19th centuries
     3.Knows causes of governmental breakdown in China in the late 18th and 19th centuries
     4.Knows causes of political conflict in China in the late 18th and 19th centuries
     5.Knows causes of social disintegration in China in the late 18th and 19th centuries
     6.Knows the main events surrounding the Boxer Rebellion and the Opium War
  Level IV (Grade 9-12)
   Benchmark 4.Understands causes and consequences of the Taiping Rebellion (e.g., how Christianity, rural class relations, and rural poverty contributed to the Taiping rebellion)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands causes of the Taiping Rebellion
     2.Understands consequences of the Taiping Rebellion
     3.Understands how Christianity contributed to the Taiping rebellion
     4.Understands how rural class relations contributed to the Taiping rebellion
     5.Understands how rural poverty contributed to the Taiping rebellion
   Benchmark 5.Understands China's relations with Western countries (e.g., reasons for the Chinese diaspora in Southeast Asia and the Americas, the role of overseas Chinese in attempts to reform the Qing, the Chinese and British positions on opium sales and trade within China, prominent Chinese views on China's relations with the West and challenges presented to the West)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands reasons for the Chinese diaspora in Southeast Asia and the Americas
     2.Understands the role of overseas Chinese in attempts to reform the Qing
     3.Knows the Chinese and British positions on opium sales and trade within China
     4.Understands prominent Chinese views on China’s relations with the West and challenges presented to the West
   Benchmark 10.Understands how the Treaties of Nanking (1842) and Shimonoseki (1895) illustrate the advent of late 19th-century Chinese imperialism
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands how the Treaty of Nanking (1842) illustrates the advent of late 19th century Chinese imperialism
     2.Understands how the Treaty of Shimonoseki (1895) illustrates the advent of late 19th century Chinese imperialism