• Course Description


    Welcome to 8th grade Social Studies!  Throughout this school year we will be studying American History, specifically after the Civil War to modern day.  This course is the continuation of 7th grade Social Studies. It is the second half of American History. 


    The following topics will be covered this year:


    ·        American Government and Constitution (Review)Flag

    ·        The Move West

    ·        Immigration and Growth of Cities

    ·        Industry and Labor

    ·        The Progressive Movement

    ·        Expansionist America to 1919

    ·        World War I

    ·        The Roaring Twenties/ Great Depression

    ·        World War II

    ·        The Cold War

    ·        1989 – Present

    ·        Current Events (Throughout the Year)