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    EIGHTH GRADE U.S. HISTORY
     
    In 8th Grade Social Studies, students learn about the History of the United States during the time period between the events leading to the drafting of the U. S. Constitution in 1787 and the eve of World War I in 1914.
     
    Students will develop an understanding of a wide variety of geographic, historical, political, economic, and cultural topics that shaped our nation.
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    MAJOR UNITS OF STUDY:
     
    Geography of the United States
    American Revolution
    Critical Period (Constitution)

    Age of Washington

    Age of Jefferson and Madison

    Age of Monroe and the Industrial Revolution

    Age of Jackson

    Westward Expansion

    Pre-Civil War Period

    Civil War

    Reconstruction

    Frontier West

    Rise of Industry
    Immigration
    Progressive Reforms
    Overseas Expansion
     
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    If students/parents/guardians have any additional questions, feel free to contact Mr. Letter by email (bletter@methacton.org) or phone (610-489-5000 x31118).