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Topic: European settler colonization in the 19th century 

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 2.Understands the experiences and motivations of European migrants and immigrants in the 19th century (e.g., why migrants left Europe in large numbers in the 19th century and regions of the world where they settled; the consequences of encounters between European migrants and indigenous peoples in such regions as the United States, Canada, South Africa, Australia, and Siberia; the general appeal of Canada to European immigrants in the second half of the 19th century)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands the experiences of European migrants and immigrants in the 19th century
     2.Understands the motivations of European migrants and immigrants in the 19th century
     3.Knows why migrants left Europe in large numbers in the 19th century and regions of the world where they settled
     4.Understands the consequences of encounters between European migrants and indigenous peoples in such regions as the United States, Canada, South Africa, Australia, and Siberia
     5.Understands the general appeal of Canada to European immigrants in the second half of the 19th century
   Benchmark 7.Understands trends in the population of Europe for the last three and a half centuries, and at what time Europe had the greatest number of inhabitants
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands trends in the population of Europe for the last three and a half centuries
     2.Knows at what time Europe had the greatest number of inhabitants
  Level III (Grade 7-8)
   Benchmark 2.Understands influences on European migration, immigration, and emigration patterns throughout the world between 1846 and 1932 (e.g., the geographical, political, economic, and epidemiological factors that contributed to the success of European colonial settlements in various regions; possible connections of the rise of the Zulu Empire in South Africa to European settlements in the Cape Region; relations between migrating European and African peoples that laid the foundation for the apartheid system in the 20th century; how technology such as the steamship and the railroad facilitated emigration)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands the geographical factors that contributed to the success of European colonial settlements in various regions
     2.Understands the political factors that contributed to the success of European colonial settlements in various regions
     3.Understands the economic factors that contributed to the success of European colonial settlements in various regions
     4.Understands the epidemiological factors that contributed to the success of European colonial settlements in various regions
     5.Understands possible connections of the rise of the Zulu Empire in South Africa to European settlements in the Cape Region
     6.Understands relations between migrating European and African peoples that laid the foundation for the apartheid system in the 20th century
     7.Knows how technology such as the steamship and the railroad facilitated emigration
  Level IV (Grade 9-12)
   Benchmark 2.Understands influences on and consequences of European immigration and settlement (e.g., how European settlements affected the politics and economy of the local regions, as well as resources, labor, the flow of goods, and markets; the diverse motivations behind resettlement for specific groups of immigrants; the impact of new immigrants upon the environment and indigenous populations of Australia; how substantial European immigration in the 19th century had economic consequences for cities in the United States)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands influences on European immigration and settlement
     2.Understands the consequences of European immigration and settlement
     3.Understands how European settlements affected the politics and economy of the local regions, as well as resources, labor, the flow of goods, and markets
     4.Knows the diverse motivations behind resettlement for specific groups of immigrants
     5.Understands the impact of new immigrants upon the environment and indigenous populations of Australia
     6.Understands how substantial European immigration in the 19th century had economic consequences for cities in the United States
   Benchmark 8.Understands the debate on the westward movement in North America in the 19th century: whether this movement was unique, or simply part of a larger pattern of European overseas settlement, and what consequences the expansion had for indigenous peoples
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands the debate on whether the westward movement in North America in the 19th century was unique
     2.Understands the debate on whether westward movement in North American in the 19th century was simply part of a larger pattern of European overseas settlement
     3.Understands the debate on what consequences westward expansion had for indigenous peoples