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Number of U.S. history items, by historical-theme scale and grade: 2001
Grade Total Democracy1 Cultures2 Technology3 World role4
4 94 28 26 31 9
8 146 43 44 35 24
12 154 41 38 33 42
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), 2001 U.S. History Assessment.

Last updated 20 August 2008 (FW)

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