Social Studies
SOC7448 ccs
8 th grade

This course covers both Catholic Diocese standards 8-1 through 8-9, along with National Council for Social Studies 10 themes of study. Social Studies in grade eight expands students' understanding of American history through the study of people and events from the earliest discovery of the North and South American continents to current events. This study focuses on the story of the development of the United States as a nation. The course covers the following: development of the New World; the Age of Discovery and Exploration; the formation of a new nation; the creation of the Constitution; the rising controversy over slavery, and the Civil War, the rebuilding and the continuing struggle for civil rights and justice; the emergence of the United States as a world power in the 20th and 21st Centuries; and its influence on the world as well as the impact of the world on America.

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Charleston Catholic Diocese of Charleston supporting documents including introduction, subject matter, appendix, references and resources for Teachers

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7th Grade Social Studies

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Diocese Social Studies Guidelines

Settling the New World & ...

This unit cover Catholic Diocese Standard 8-1, accompanied with National Council for Social Studies themes and concepts of Culture and concepts, continuity and change and geography and history. 8-1 Students will demonstrate an understanding of the settlement of America and South Carolina by the Native Americans, Europeans, and Africans.

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European Colonization of the Americas-Wikipedia

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The Americas: A Separate World

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Excerpt from Columbus's Journal

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Exploring the Americas

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British Colonial America

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Spanish Colonization of the Americas- Wikipedia

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New France- Wikipedia

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First Europeans to Reach America

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Early Settlements of the New World

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Colonial and Native American Relations

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Settlers, Slaves and Servants

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Images of Early Explorers & Settlements

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Early Colonization Quiz

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The Age of Exploration: A European Perspective

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Age of Exp. & Colonization: Goals and Objectives

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Early Colonial Period: Wikibooks

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Introduction to Colonial African American Life

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Slaves Left To Die

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Slave Trade in the 13 Colonies

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The Gullah Culture

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National Geographic Article on Gullah Culture

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Chapter 6: The Royal Colony of South Carolina

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The English in the New World

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Early America

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France in America

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Thirteen Colonies

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Colonial Government

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Appeal to the Coloured Citizens of the World

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The American Slave Code in Theory and Practice

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Forming a Slave Community

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Interview with W.L. Bost, Ex-Slave

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6.1 Native American Land Losses

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South Carolina Landforms

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Claims and Cessions of Western Lands, 1776-1802, C...

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North Carolina-South Carolina Boundary - map

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Charleston, South Carolina, 1780 - map

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5.1.2 The Slave Trade

The American Revolution &...

This unit covers Catholic Diocese standard 8-2, accompanied with National Council for Social Studies themes and concepts of continuity and change, geography and history, and government and democracy. 8-2 The student will demonstrate and understanding of the American Revolution, the beginnings of new American nation, and South Carolina's part in the development of that nation.

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Adoption of Mercantilism

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Stamp Act

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Causes of the Revolutionary War

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Different Perspectives on the American Revolution

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Events of the American Revolution Quiz

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The Stamp Act

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Causes of the American Revolution- Images

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Lexington and Concord- Wiki

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Revolutionary War- Wiki

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The Battle of Bunker Hill

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The Battles of Saratoga

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The Battle of Trenton

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The Battle of Yorktown

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Second Continental Congress

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Declaration of Independence- Timeline

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Interactive Map of Revolutionary War Battles

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Declaration of Independence- Text

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Treaty of Paris- Wiki

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American Revolution- History Channel

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Declaration of Independence- History Channel

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Olive Branch Petition- Wiki

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Common Sense, Thomas Paine- Wiki

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Lexington & Concord (Primary Source)

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Decl. of Independence Author (Primary Source)

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A Southern Lady during the Revolutionary War

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Revolutionary War: Review

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Why the British Lost

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Lesson 2 - Bill of Rights Rap Video

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Lesson 2 -­ Bill of Rights -­ PowerPoint

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The American Revolution: Wikibooks

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The Great Compromise

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Three-Fifths Compromise

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Bill of Rights

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2.3 Defects in the Confederation

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2.4 Constitutional Convention

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Bill of Rights Study Guide

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Articles of Confederation

South Carolina in the 180...

This unit covers Catholic Diocese standards 8-3, accompanied with National Council for Social Studies themes and concepts of geography and history, grouped with government and history. 8-3 The student will demonstrate an understanding of the course of events in the United States and South Carolina between the years 1800-1850.

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The Compromise of 1850

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Missouri Compromise Worksheet

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War of 1812

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Louisiana Purchase Map - Wikipedia

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Andrew Jackson - Wikipedia

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Nationalism and Growth images - Wikipedia

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Missouri Compromise - Wikipedia

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Pre-Reading Quiz: Monroe Doctrine

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Louisiana Purchase Treaty, French Exchange copy

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Westward Expansion and Manifest Destiny

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America: Claiming the Louisiana Purchase

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Monroe Doctrine

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Mexican War of Independence

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Compromise of 1850

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Thomas Jefferson Exhibition

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Letter to Thomas Jefferson

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The Age of Jackson

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3.2 Biography: Thomas Jefferson

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6.1 The American West

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6.1 Native American Land Losses

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Thomas Jefferson

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Missouri Compromise, March 2, 1820 - map

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Compromise of 1850, September 6, 1850 - map

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Primary Resources: Monroe Doctrine, 1823

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Trail of Tears

Antebellum South and the ...

This unit covers Catholic Diocese standards 8-4 accompanied with continuity and change, government and democracy. 8-4 The Student will demonstrate an understanding of the antebellum South and investigate the causes and effects of the major events leading to the Civil War and its outcome.

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Dred Scott Case

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Cotton Gin - Wikipedia

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Causes - Kansas-Nebraska Act

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Plantation Life in Virginia (Primary Source)

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Kansas-Nebraska Act

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Dred Scott Case

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Video: Atlantic Slave Trade

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Article: The Development of the Trade

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Text: Traders and Trade

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Article: The Middle Passage

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Article: Africa in the Age of Atlantic Slave Trade

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Article: Capture and Enslavement

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Article: The African Diaspora

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Interview with W.L. Bost, Ex-Slave

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3.4 Cotton Gin

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Slave Quarters

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Kansas-Nebraska Act, May 22, 1854 - map

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Unit 10: Africa, Africans, and the Atlantic Slave ...

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The Atlantic Slave Trade

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Working the Slave Trade in the British Atlantic Wo...

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The Blind African Slave, or Memoirs of Boyrerreau ...

Antebellum South and the ...

This unit covers Catholic Diocese standards 8-4 accompanied with continuity and change, government and democracy. 8-4 The Student will demonstrate an understanding of the antebellum South and investigate the causes and effects of the major events leading to the Civil War and its outcome.

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Biography of General Sherman-Wikipedia

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Total War

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5. The Assassination of President Lincoln

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The Gettysburg Address with Text, Context, and Sub...

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Reconstruction and 1876: Crash Course US History #...

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Abraham Lincoln

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Civil War Powerpoint Assignment

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The beginnings of the Civil War

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Major themes of the Civil War

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Guided Reading 88-90

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Packet work for Civil War and Reconstruction

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Accounts of the battle of Wounded Knee Creek Prima...

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Guided Reading 105-107

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Appomattox Courthouse

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Battle of Atlanta

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Battle of Vicksburg

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Emancipation Proclomation

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Gettysburg

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NYC Draft Riots

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Presidential Reconstruction

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The Battle Of Antietam

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Shermans March to the Sea