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Topic: Social movements 

United States History

 Standard 12.  Understands the sources and character of cultural, religious, and social reform movements in the antebellum period
  Level II (Grade 5-6)
   Benchmark 2.Understands the major characteristics of the abolition movement in the antebellum period (e.g., different viewpoints within the abolitionist movement, arguments of those opposed to and those who supported slavery, the Underground Railroad)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands the different viewpoints within the abolitionist movement
     2.Understands the arguments of those opposed to slavery
     3.Understands the arguments of those who supported slavery
     4.Knows about the Underground Railroad
  Level III (Grade 7-8)
   Benchmark 2.Understands the significant religious, philosophical, and social movements of the 19th century and their impacts on American society and social reform (e.g., the impact of the Second Great Awakening on issues such as public education, temperance, women's suffrage, and abolitionism; Transcendentalism and the literary works of its central leaders; Transcendentalist ideas about the individual, society, and nature)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands the significant religious movements of the 19th century
     2.Understands the significant philosophical movements of the 19th century
     3.Understands the significant social movements of the 19th century
     4.Understands the impacts of significant religious movements of the 19th century on American society
     5.Understands the impacts of significant philosophical movements of the 19th century on American society
     6.Understands the impacts of significant social movements of the 19th century on American society
     7.Understands the impacts of significant religious movements of the 19th century on American social reform
     8.Understands the impacts of significant philosophical movements of the 19th century on American social reform
     9.Understands the impacts of significant social movements of the 19th century on American social reform
     10.Understands the impact of the Second Great Awakening on public education
     11.Understands the impact of the Second Great Awakening on the issue of temperance
     12.Understands the impact of the Second Great Awakening on the issue of abolitionism
     13.Understands Transcendentalism
     14.Knows about the literary works of the central leaders of Transcendentalism
     15.Understands Transcendentalist ideas about the individual
     16.Understands Transcendentalist ideas about society
     17.Understands Transcendentalist ideas about nature