History- Holly Anthony

WELCOME TO 8TH GRADE
AMERICAN HISTORY
Holly Anthony, M.Ed.


 
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8th Grade 2017-2018 Curriculum Map: 1st Quarter

During the first quarter of the year, we will begin by exploring the explorers and follow the growth of the New World into a unified independent nation.  Students will learn:

1.  why European leaders wanted to explore the New World,
2.  why citizens from Europe wanted to leave their home country for the New World,
3.  how the 13 original colonies were settled and what they were like,
4.  what lead the colonists to declare their independence,
5.  about the revolutionary war and its costs,
6.  how the new nation set up its new government and what influenced its formation, and
7.  what difficulties and successes they faced in establishing a Democratic government.