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Number of U.S. history items, by historical theme and grade: 2006
Grade Total Democracy1 Cultures2 Technology3 World role4
4 96 26 31 25 14
8 163 47 42 50 24
12 153 39 36 38 40
1 Change and continuity in American democracy: ideas, institutions, practices, and controversies.
2 The gathering of interactions of peoples, cultures, and ideas.
3 Economic and technological changes and their relation to society, ideas, and the environment.
4 The changing role of America in the world.
NOTE: The numbers in this table represent the post-scaling counts of items.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), 2006 U.S. History Assessment.

Last updated 16 April 2009 (RF)

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