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Topic: Growth of slavery after 1800 

United States History

 Standard 10.  Understands how the industrial revolution, increasing immigration, the rapid expansion of slavery, and the westward movement changed American lives and led to regional tensions
  Level II (Grade 5-6)
   Benchmark 5.Understands how slavery shaped social and economic life in the South after 1800 (e.g., how the cotton gin and the opening of new lands in the South and West led to increased demands for slaves; differences in the lives of plantation owners, poor free black and white families, and slaves; methods of passive and active resistance to slavery; escaped slaves and the Underground Railroad)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands how slavery shaped social life in the South after 1800
     2.Understands how slavery shaped economic life in the South after 1800
     3.Understands how the cotton gin led to increased demands for slaves
     4.Understands how the opening of new lands in the South led to increased demands for slaves
     5.Understands how the opening of new lands in the West led to increased demands for slaves
     6.Understands the lives of plantation owners in the South after 1800
     7.Understands the lives of poor free black families in the South after 1800
     8.Understands the lives of poor free white families in the South after 1800
     9.Understands the lives of slaves in the South after 1800
     10.Understands methods of passive resistance to slavery after 1800
     11.Understands methods of active resistance to slavery after 1800
     12.Knows about escaped slaves after 1800
     13.Knows about the Underground Railroad after 1800
  Level III (Grade 7-8)
   Benchmark 5.Understands different economic, cultural, and social characteristics of slavery after 1800 (e.g., the influence of the Haitian Revolution and the ending of the Atlantic slave trade, how slaves forged their own culture in the face of oppression, the role of the plantation system in shaping slaveholders and the enslaved, the experiences of escaped slaves)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands different economic characteristics of slavery after 1800
     2.Understands different cultural characteristics of slavery after 1800
     3.Understands different social characteristics of slavery after 1800
     4.Understands the influence of the Haitian Revolution
     5.Knows about the end of the Atlantic slave trade
     6.Understands how slaves forged their own culture in the face of oppression
     7.Understands the role of the plantation system in shaping slaveholders
     8.Understands the role of the plantation system in shaping the enslaved
     9.Understands the experiences of escaped slaves
  Level IV (Grade 9-12)
   Benchmark 3.Understands how slavery influenced economic and social elements of Southern society (e.g., how slavery hindered the emergence of capitalist institutions and values, the influence of slavery on the development of the middle class, the influence of slave revolts on the lives of slaves and freed slaves)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands how slavery influenced economic elements of southern society
     2.Understands how slavery influenced social elements of southern society
     3.Understands how slavery hindered the emergence of capitalist institutions
     4.Understands how slavery hindered the emergence of capitalist values
     5.Understands the influence of slavery on the development of the middle class
     6.Understands the influence of slave revolts on the lives of slaves
     7.Understands the influence of slave revolts on the lives of freed slaves
   Benchmark 6.Understands the social and cultural influence of former slaves in cities of the North (e.g., their leadership of African American communities, how they advanced the rights and interests of African Americans)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands the social influence of former slaves in the cities of the North
     2.Understands the cultural influence of former slaves in the cities of the North
     3.Understands the leadership of former slaves in African American communities in cities of the North
     4.Understands how former slaves advanced the rights and interests of African Americans