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Topic: European maritime power in Asia 

World History

 Standard 30.  Understands transformations in Asian societies in the era of European expansion
  Level II (Grade 5-6)
   Benchmark 1.Understands the impact of European military and commercial involvement in Asia (e.g., how the Netherlands, England, and France became naval and commercial powers in the Indian Ocean basin in the 17th and 18th centuries; the impact of British and French commercial and military penetration on politics, economy, and society in India; why the Dutch wanted military and commercial influence in Indonesia and how this imperialism affected the region's economy and society; why Asian trade was so important within the British economic and political structure)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands the impact of European military involvement in Asia
     2.Understands the impact of European commercial involvement in Asia
     3.Understands how the Netherlands, England, and France became naval and commercial powers in the Indian Ocean basin in the 17th and 18th centuries
     4.Understands the impact of British and French commercial and military penetration on politics, economy, and society in India
     5.Knows why the Dutch wanted military and commercial influence in Indonesia
     6.Understands how Dutch imperialism in Asia affected the region’s economy and society
     7.Understands why Asian trade was so important within the British economic and political structure
  Level IV (Grade 9-12)
   Benchmark 1.Understands the economic and cultural consequences of European involvement in other countries (e.g., the significance of Christian missionary activity in India, Vietnam, and the Philippines, and how people of other religions - Buddhism, Hinduism, and Islam - responded to these efforts; Joseph Francois Dupleix's theory of "divide and rule" in South India for the French, and how this policy affected relations between the British East India Company and Indian peasants; how the French, Dutch, and British attempted to remedy unfavorable trade balances in Asia between 1500 and 1800)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands the economic consequences of European involvement in other countries
     2.Understands the cultural consequences of European involvement in other countries
     3.Understands the significance of Christian missionary activity in India, Vietnam, and the Philippines
     4.Understands how people of other religions - Buddhism, Hinduism, and Islam - responded to Christian missionary efforts
     5.Knows Joseph Francois Dupleix’s theory of "divide and rule" in South India for the French
     6.Understands how Joseph Francois Dupleix’s theory of "divide and rule" in South India for the French affected relations between the British East India Company and Indian peasants
     7.Knows how the French, Dutch, and British attempted to remedy unfavorable trade balances in Asia between 1500 and 1800
   Benchmark 2.Understands the impact of the Seven Years War on the relative power of Britain and France in Asia
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands the impact of the Seven Years War on the power of Britain in Asia
     2.Understands the impact of the Seven Years War on the relative power of France in Asia
   Benchmark 7.Understands Mughal responses to the expansion of European commercial and maritime power in Asia (e.g., Mughal efforts to control the expansion and influence of European trading centers in India, and how these compared to similar efforts by the Chinese and Japanese to regulate foreign trade and influence within their borders; the catalysts behind the military buildup of Emperor Aurazngzeb in 1700 and how he responded to growing maritime strength of the British and French)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands Mughal efforts to control the expansion and influence of European trading centers in India
     2.Understands how Mughal efforts to control European trading centers in India compared to similar efforts by the Chinese and Japanese to regulate foreign trade and influence within their borders
     3.Knows the catalysts behind the military buildup of Emperor Aurazngzeb in 1700 and how he responded to growing maritime strength of the British and French