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Topic: French Revolution and the Age of Revolution 

World History

 Standard 32.  Understands the causes and consequences of political revolutions in the late 18th and early 19th centuries
  Level II (Grade 5-6)
   Benchmark 1.Understands the ideas and events that shaped the Revolution in France (e.g., the causes, character, and consequences of the American and French revolutions; the meaning of the revolutionary slogan in France, "Liberty, Equality, Fraternity," and the social ideals it embodied; the legacy of leading ideas of the revolution; how the wars of the revolutionary and Napoleonic periods changed Europe and Napoleon's effects on the aims and outcomes of the revolution; connections between political events in the Americas and France between 1770 and 1815)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands the ideas that shaped the Revolution in France
     2.Understands the events that shaped the Revolution in France
     3.Knows the causes of the American Revolution
     4.Knows the causes of the French Revolution
     5.Understands the character of the American Revolution
     6.Understands the character of the French Revolution
     7.Understands the consequences of the American Revolution
     8.Understands the consequences of the French Revolution
     9.Understands the meaning of the revolutionary slogan in France, "Liberty, Equality, Fraternity," and the social ideals it embodied
     10.Knows the legacy of leading ideas of the revolution
     11.Understands how the wars of the revolutionary and Napoleonic periods changed Europe and Napoleon’s effects on the aims and outcomes of the revolution
     12.Understands connections between political events in the Americas and France between 1770 and 1815
  Level III (Grade 7-8)
   Benchmark 1.Understands the diverse factors (e.g., the Seven Years War, Enlightenment-era thought, the American Revolution, escalating internal economic crisis) that affected social and political conditions in Old Regime France
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands the diverse factors that affected social conditions in Old Regime France
     2.Understands the diverse factors that affected political conditions in Old Regime France
     3.Understands how the Seven Years War affected social and political conditions in Old Regime France
     4.Understands how Enlightenment era thought affected social and political conditions in Old Regime France
     5.Understands how the American Revolution affected social and political conditions in Old Regime France
     6.Understands how escalating internal economic crisis affected social and political conditions in Old Regime France
   Benchmark 2.Understands events and ideas that influenced the course of the French Revolution (e.g., how the revolution developed from constitutional monarchy to democratic despotism to the Napoleonic empire; the organization of the Estates-General and its merits and limitations; central ideas and origins of the Declaration of Rights of Man and Citizen)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands events that influenced the course of the French Revolution
     2.Understands ideas that influenced the course of the French Revolution
     3.Understands how the revolution developed from constitutional monarchy to democratic despotism to the Napoleonic empire
     4.Knows the organization of the Estates General and its merits and limitations
     5.Knows the central ideas and origins of the Declaration of Rights of Man and Citizen
   Benchmark 3.Understands how the French Revolution changed social conditions in France (e.g., how the revolution changed political and religious institutions, social relations, education, family life, and the legal and political position of women; how territorial changes were made in Europe between 1789 and 1815 and their consequences for diverse social groups such as clergy, nobility, peasantry, bourgeoisie, and sans-culottes)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands how the French Revolution changed political institutions
     2.Understands how the French Revolution changed religious institutions
     3.Understands how the French Revolution changed social relations
     4.Understands how the French Revolution changed education
     5.Understands how the French Revolution changed family life
     6.Understands how the French Revolution changed the legal and political position of women
     7.Understands how territorial changes were made in Europe between 1789 and 1815
     8.Understands the consequences of territorial changes in Europe between 1789 and 1815 for diverse social groups such as clergy, nobility, peasantry, bourgeoisie, and sans culottes
   Benchmark 6.Knows the leading figures and issues of the Congress of Vienna
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows the leading figures of the Congress of Vienna
     2.Knows the leading figures issues of the Congress of Vienna
  Level IV (Grade 9-12)
   Benchmark 1.Understands the impact of the Haitian Revolution (e.g., connections between the French and Haitian Revolutions, the impact of this event on race relations and slavery in the Americas and the French Empire)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands connections between the French and Haitian Revolutions
     2.Understands the impact of the Haitian Revolution on race relations and slavery in the Americas
     3.Understands the impact of the Haitian Revolution on race relations and slavery in the French Empire
   Benchmark 2.Understands comparisons between the Latin American revolutions and those in America, France, and Haiti (e.g., pre-independence social and political conditions, opposed regimes/policies, justifications of the revolutionaries, class representation, extent of revolution)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands comparisons between the Latin American revolutions and the American Revolution
     2.Understands comparisons between the Latin American revolutions and the French Revolution
     3.Understands comparisons between the Latin American revolutions and the Haitian Revolution
     4.Knows pre-independence social and political conditions in Latin American countries compared to America
     5.Knows pre-independence social and political conditions in Latin American countries compared to France
     6.Knows pre-independence social and political conditions in Latin American countries compared to Haiti
     7.Understands comparisons between opposed regimes/policies of the Latin American revolutions and the American Revolution
     8.Understands comparisons between opposed regimes/policies of the Latin American revolutions and the French Revolution
     9.Understands comparisons between opposed regimes/policies of the Latin American revolutions and the Haitian
     10.Understands comparisons between the justifications of the revolutionaries of the Latin American revolutions and the American Revolution
     11.Understands comparisons between the justifications of the revolutionaries of the Latin American revolutions and the French Revolution
     12.Understands comparisons between the justifications of the revolutionaries of the Latin American revolutions and the Haitian Revolution
     13.Understands comparisons between class representation in the Latin American revolutions and the American Revolution
     14.Understands comparisons between class representation in the Latin American revolutions and the French Revolution
     15.Understands comparisons between class representation in the Latin American revolutions and the Haitian Revolution
     16.Understands comparisons between the extent of the Latin American revolutions and the American Revolution
     17.Understands comparisons between the extent of the Latin American revolutions and the French Revolution
     18.Understands comparisons between the extent of the Latin American revolutions and the Haitian Revolution
   Benchmark 4.Understands the political beliefs and writings that emerged during the French Revolution (e.g., characteristics and actions of radical, liberal, moderate, conservative, and reactionary thinking; the ideas in the "Declaration of the Rights of Man and the Citizen" and Olympe de Gouge's "Declaration of the Rights of Women and the Female Citizen"; the implications of the "Code Napoleon" for Protestant and Catholic Clergy, property owners, workers, and women)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands the political beliefs that emerged during the French Revolution
     2.Knows the political writings that emerged during the French Revolution
     3.Knows characteristics and actions of radical thinkers during the French Revolution
     4.Knows characteristics and actions of liberal thinkers during the French Revolution
     5.Knows characteristics and actions of moderate thinkers during the French Revolution
     6.Knows characteristics and actions of conservative thinkers during the French Revolution
     7.Knows the ideas in the "Declaration of the Rights of Man and the Citizen"
     8.Knows the ideas in Olympe de Gouge’s "Declaration of the Rights of Women and the Female Citizen"
     9.Understands the implications of the "Code Napoleon" for Protestant and Catholic Clergy, property owners, workers, and women
 Standard 35.  Understands patterns of nationalism, state-building, and social reform in Europe and the Americas from 1830 to 1914
  Level III (Grade 7-8)
   Benchmark 1.Understands the ideas that influenced the nationalist movements (e.g., major characteristics of 19th-century European nationalism, and connections between nationalist ideology, the French Revolution, Romanticism, and liberal reform movements; the extent to which Garibaldi reflected 19th-century Romanticism; the purpose of Bismarck's "Blood and Iron" speech, and previous attempts at unification to which he refers; the chronology of significant events in the unifications of Italy and Germany)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows major characteristics of 19th century European nationalism
     2.Understands connections between nationalist ideology, the French Revolution, Romanticism, and liberal reform movements
     3.Understands the extent to which Garibaldi reflected 19th century Romanticism
     4.Knows the purpose of Bismarck’s "Blood and Iron" speech, and previous attempts at unification to which he refers
     5.Knows the chronology of significant events in the unification of Italy
     6.Knows the chronology of significant events in the unification of Germany