WELCOME TO AMERICAN STUDIES
American Studies I 8th grade
Beginning with the age of exploration, this course examines the social, economic and political forces that shaped America from the colonial period through the late 1800's.
Topics include Geography/Exploration,Colonization,The Revolutionary War,Federal Period,Expansion,Civil War,Reconstruction, and the American West.
Students will learn about the Native American experience, the growth of slavery and the efforts of African Americans and others to end it,the changing role of women, and the Constitutional rights and responsibilities of citizens.
This year 8th grade Social Studies offers its textbook online. To view tutorials on the online textbook and its features click on the links below.