“The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly: The German Experience in America”
Marcie Beggs/ Teacher
Roxboro Middle School, Cleveland Heights, Ohio
Benchmark: Describe the interactions among civilizations during the 14th through 18th centuries.
Indicators: Describe the political, religious and economic aspects of North America including:
a. reasons for colonization, including religion, desire for land and economic opportunity.
d. Indentured servitude and the introduction of institutionalization of slavery
Benchmark: Analyze the causes and consequences of the American Civil war.
Indicators: Describe and analyze the territorial expansion of the United State including:
a. The Northwest Ordinance
c. Westward movement including Manifest Destiny
Standard: People in Societies
Benchmark: Analyze examples of interactions between cultural groups and explain the factors that contribute to cooperation and conflict.
Indicator: Describe and explain the social, economic and political effects of:
a. stereotyping and prejudice
Benchmark: Explain how contact between different cultures impacts the diffusion of belief systems, art,
science. Technology, language and forms of government.
Indicator: Explain how the diverse people of the United States developed a common national
Standard: Citizenship Rights and Responsibilities
Benchmark: Identify historical origins that influenced the rights United States citizens have today.
Indicator: Show connections between the rights and responsibilities of citizenship including:
b. having rights and respecting the rights of others.