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Topic: Asia in the era of "new imperialism" 

World History

 Standard 36.  Understands patterns of global change in the era of Western military and economic dominance from 1800 to 1914
  Level II (Grade 5-6)
   Benchmark 4.Understands political and economic changes in Japanese society in the 19th and 20th centuries (e.g., Japan's rapid industrialization, technological advancement, and national integration in the late 19th and 20th centuries; the death of the Meiji emperor in 1912 and the main achievements of Meiji Japan)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands political changes in Japanese society in the 19th and 20th centuries
     2.Understands economic changes in Japanese society in the 19th and 20th centuries
     3.Understands Japan’s rapid industrialization in the late 19th and 20th centuries
     4.Understands Japan’s technological advancement in the late 19th and 20th centuries
     5.Understands Japan’s national integration in the late 19th and 20th centuries
     6.Understands the effects of the death of the Meiji emperor in 1912
     7.Knows the main achievements of Meiji Japan
   Benchmark 8.Knows the causes, course, and consequences of the Boxer Rebellion
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows the causes of the Boxer Rebellion
     2.Knows the course of the Boxer Rebellion
     3.Knows the consequences of the Boxer Rebellion
  Level III (Grade 7-8)
   Benchmark 5.Understands the extent of British rule in India, and British reaction to Indian nationalism (e.g., the economic and political impact of British rule on India in the 19th century; the social, economic, and intellectual sources of Indian nationalism; the British reaction to Indian nationalism; the causes of the Uprising of 1857)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands the extent of British rule in India
     2.Understands the British reaction to Indian nationalism
     3.Understands the political impact of British rule on India in the 19th century
     4.Understands the economic impact of British rule on India in the 19th century
     5.Knows the social, economic, and intellectual sources of Indian nationalism
     6.Knows the causes of the Uprising of 1857
   Benchmark 6.Understands political and social elements of Chinese society in the late 19th and early 20th centuries (e.g., Chinese efforts to reform government and society after 1895, as well as related causes for revolution in 1911; how the Chinese reacted to the presence and activities of foreigners in their country in the late 1890s)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands political elements of Chinese society in the late 19th and early 20th centuries
     2.Understands social elements of Chinese society in the late 19th and early 20th centuries
     3.Understands Chinese efforts to reform government and society after 1895, as well as related causes for revolution in 1911
     4.Understands how the Chinese reacted to the presence and activities of foreigners in their country in the late 1890s
   Benchmark 9.Understands the geographic location of European interests in South, Southeast, and East Asia in the late 19th century
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands the geographic location of European interests in South Asia in the late 19th century
     2.Understands the geographic location of European interests in Southeast in the late 19th century
     3.Understands the geographic location of European interests in East Asia in the late 19th century
  Level IV (Grade 9-12)
   Benchmark 5.Knows where the British and French expanded into mainland Southeast Asia, how their colonial policies differed, and how Thailand avoided colonization
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows where the British and French expanded into mainland Southeast Asia
     2.Understands how British and French colonial policies in Southeast Asia differed
     3.Knows how Thailand avoided colonization by the British and French
   Benchmark 14.Understands Western influence on Japanese society in the 19th century (e.g., the chronology of major social, economic, and technological changes derived from the West in 19th-century Japan; the political and symbolic role of the emperor of Meiji Japan and how that role compared to those of British and other Western monarchs of the time)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows the chronology of major social, economic, and technological changes derived from the West in 19th century Japan
     2.Knows the political and symbolic role of the emperor of Meiji Japan
     3.Understands how the role of the emperor of Meiji Japan compared to those of British and other Western monarchs of the time