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Typical Course of Study

8th Grade Social Studies

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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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