Welcome to Grade 8 Social Studies!

 

Listed below is what we will cover throughout the year 

 

 

Unit 1-Building A Nation

Events leading to the Revolution            

The Revolutionary War

Early Government

 

  

Unit 2-Civics

Foundation of American Government

Constitution and law 

 

 

Unit 3-The Civil War

Slavery

Causes of the Civil War

The American Civil War

Reconstruction  

 

 

Unit 4-The World Wars Era

WWI (Causes and America's involement)

Treaty of versailles

WWII (Causes and American involvement)

 

               

 

Goals of the Course:

 

- Gain an understanding of the foundation of America and America’s Foreign Policy

 

- Raise awareness of your role as an American Citizen

 

- Practice social studies skills such as: research, analysis and critical thinking

 

- Practice and improve reading and writing skills

 

-Analyzing our history’s impact on our way of life today

 

 

 

Use the links on the left to navigate to our different topics. I will be posting study guides and other helpful links!

 

 

 

 

Feel free to contact me via email, duboista@clearviewregional.edu with any questions or concerns!