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Topic: Impact of immigration on colonial development 

United States History

 Standard 3.  Understands why the Americas attracted Europeans, why they brought enslaved Africans to their colonies and how Europeans struggled for control of North America and the Caribbean
  Level II (Grade 5-6)
   Benchmark 4.Understands the similarities and differences in backgrounds, motivations, and occupational skills between people in the English settlements and those in the French and Spanish settlements
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands the similarities in backgrounds between people in the English settlements and those in the French and Spanish settlements
     2.Understands differences in backgrounds between people in the English settlements and those in the French and Spanish settlements
     3.Understands the similarities in motivations between people in the English settlements and those in the French and Spanish settlements
     4.Understands differences in motivations between people in the English settlements and those in the French and Spanish settlements
     5.Understands similarities in occupational skills between people in the English settlements and those in the French and Spanish settlements
     6.Understands differences in occupational skills between people in the English settlements and those in the French and Spanish settlements
  Level IV (Grade 9-12)
   Benchmark 1.Understands social and economic characteristics of European colonization in the 17th and 18th centuries (e.g., changing immigration and settlement patterns of Puritans, Quakers, Germans, and Scots-Irish; the slave trade and chattel slavery in the Spanish, English, and French Caribbean, Louisiana, the Dutch West Indies, and Chesapeake)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows immigration and settlement patterns of the Puritans
     2.Knows immigration and settlement patterns of the Quakers
     3.Knows immigration and settlement patterns of the Germans
     4.Knows immigration and settlement patterns of the Scots-Irish
     5.Understands slave trade and chattel slavery in the Spanish colonies
     6.Understands slave trade and chattel slavery in the English colonies
     7.Understands slave trade and chattel slavery in the French Caribbean
     8.Understands slave trade and chattel slavery in the Dutch Indies
     9.Understands slave trade and chattel slavery in Chesapeake