8th Grade Social Studies

  • 1st Nine Weeks

    Unit 01: Thinking Like a Historian

    Unit 02: Colonial America – Life in a New Land 1587-1763

    Unit 03: American Independence – Restlessness to Rebellion 1763-1783


    2nd Nine Weeks

    Unit 04: Writing the Constitution – Creating a More Perfect Union 1783-1791

    Unit 05: Early Republic – Addressing Challenges 1789-1828

    Unit 06: Age of Jackson – Democracy Expands 1820s-1830s


    3rd Nine Weeks

    Unit 07: Westward Expansion – From Sea to Shining Sea 1780s-1850s

    Unit 08: Industrialization and Reform – Innovation Brings Change 1800s-1850s

    Unit 09: Sectionalism – Growing Division 1820s-1850s


    4th Nine Weeks

    Unit 10: Civil War – The Endangered Union 1860-1865

    Unit 11: Reconstruction – Rebuilding the Union 1865-1877

    Unit 12: Rights and Responsibilities – Life in a Democracy