• 8th Grade U.S. History


    Overview of Units:

     August - September
    7th grade review ~
    • Middle Ages, Renaissance
    • Scientific Revolution
    • Exploration of the New World
    October
    • Colonial Regions, Economy, and Society
    • The Revolutionary War
      • Causes
      •  Important Events
      • Treaty of Paris, 1783
    November - December
    • The Declaration of Independence
    • The Constitution
      • Influential Documents and People,
      • Separation of Powers,
      • Checks and Balances,
      • Bill of Rights
      • Amendments
    • The Nation Under a New Government 
    • Washington, Adams, Jefferson, and Monroe's Presidencies 
    • Hamilton vs. Jefferson,
    • The Northwest Territory, 
    •  War of 1812
      January
    • Westward Expansion
    • Louisiana Purchase
    • Trails West
    • Texas Independence
    • War with Mexico

    February - March

    • The Civil War
    • Reconstruction
    April -May
    Second Industrial Revolution and Review of 6th & 7th grade