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Typical Course of Study

8th Grade Social Studies


Annotated links for the typical course of study for to help you cover each topic and check mastery of that skill. This is a work in progress that I assume will take a while to complete. I will be adding links and pages periodically.
  • Our African, Asian, and European backgrounds
  • Exploration and discovery
  • Growth and development of the United States
    - Colonial life
    - Struggle for independence
    - U. S. Constitution and Bill of Rights
    - Westward movement in America
    - American Civil War
    - Reconstruction
    - U. S. as a world power
  • Meaning of democracy
  • Our American culture
  • U. S. political system
  • U. S. economic system
  • U. S. government
  • U. S. geography
  • Advanced map and globe skills
8th Grade Course of Study

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