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1st 9 Weeks Objectives to Introduce

 

(Colonial Review--Chapter 3 through Chapter 5)

 

 

2.

Analyze and Address Authentic Civic Issues

2

Students will utilize interdisciplinary tools and master the basic concepts of the social studies in order to acquire and apply content understanding in all related fields of study.

 

2.A

 Students will develop skills and practices which demonstrate an understanding that historical inquiry is based on the analysis and evaluation of evidence and its credibility.

 

2.A.6-8.1

 Investigate and propose answers to essential questions

representing enduring issues across the social studies disciplines.

 

2.A.6-8.2

Compare points of agreement from reliable information and interpretations associated with discipline-based compelling and supporting questions.

3.

Acquire, Apply, and Evaluate Evidence

3

Students will utilize interdisciplinary tools and master the basic concepts of the social studies in order to acquire and apply content understanding in all related fields of study.

 

3.A

Students will develop skills and practices which demonstrate an understanding that historical inquiry is based on the analysis and evaluation of evidence and its credibility.

 

3.A.6-8.1

Gather, compare, and analyze evidence from primary and secondary sources on the same topic, identifying possible bias and evaluating credibility

 

3.A.6-8.2

 Draw conclusions regarding the plausible author, date, origin, audience, and purpose of primary sources when not easily identifiable in the source

 

3.A.6-8.3

 Use multiple historical or contemporary primary sources to identify further areas of inquiry and additional relevant sources.

 

3.A.6-8.4

Distinguish multiple causation, immediate and long-term cause-effect relationships by constructing time-lines which reflect related events.

 

3.A.6-8.5

 Distinguish between long-term causes and triggering events on historical developments or contemporary events.

 

3.A.6-8.6

 Analyze the roles of specific individuals and groups who shaped historically significant events, both nationally, regionally, and on a global scale.

 

3.A.6-8.7

 Describe multiple factors that influence the perspectives of individuals and groups during historical eras or toward contemporary situations.

 

3.B

 Students will demonstrate an understanding of geographic concepts and develop mastery of geographic tools and ways of thinking in order to become geographically informed.

 

3.B.6-8.1

 Answer geographic questions and conduct investigations by acquiring, organizing, and interpreting information about the modern world and historical events.

 

3.B.6-8.2

 Use multiple mapping techniques and data visuals to create and analyze spatial patterns of environmental and cultural characteristics.

 

3.B.6-8.3

Make connections between spatial patterns of physical and human features of the Earth’s surface by interpreting satellite images and using geographic technology.

 

3.B.6-8.4

 Explain how cultural patterns, political and economic decisions can affect the physical environment, including how places and regions change over time.

 

3.B.6-8.5

Explain the influences of multiple environmental factors on historical events and current situations, which provide both opportunities and limitations on human development.

 

3.B.6-8.6

 Explain how changes in transportation, communication, and technology affect the diffusion of ideas.

4.

Read Critically and Interpret Informational Sources

4

Students will engage in critical, active reading of grade-level appropriate primary and secondary sources related to key social studies concepts, including frequent analysis and interpretation of informational sources

 

4.A

Students will comprehend, evaluate, and synthesize textual sources to acquire and refine knowledge in the social studies

 

4.A.6-8.1

 Paraphrase the main idea and cite evidence from primary and secondary sources; provide an accurate summary of a source distinct from prior knowledge or opinion.

 

4.A.6-8.2

 Integrate the use of visual information (e.g. maps, charts, photographs, videos, political cartoons) with textual information from primary and secondary sources.

 

4.A.6-8.3

 Acquire, determine the meaning, and appropriately use academic vocabulary and phrases used in social studies contexts.

 

4.B

Students will apply critical reading and thinking skills to interpret, evaluate, and respond to a variety of complex texts from historical, ethnic, and global perspectives.

5.

Engage in Evidence-Based Writing

5

Students will apply effective communication skills by demonstrating a variety of evidence-based written products designed for multiple purposes and tasks, in order to demonstrate their understandings of social studies concepts, ideas, and content.

 

5.A

. Students will summarize and paraphrase, integrate evidence, and cite sources to create written products, research projects, and presentations for multiple purposes related to social studies content.

 

5.B.6-8.1

 Refine and formulate viable research questions related to social studies investigations, using well-developed theses or claims.

 

5.A.6-8.2

 Compose informative essays and other written products about social studies topics, incorporating evidence (e.g. facts, examples, details) from multiple sources, maintaining an organized, formal structure.

 

5.A.6-8.3

Compose argumentative written products by introducing a claim, recognizing an opposing viewpoint, and organizing evidence and commentary from credible sources.

 

8.1

The student will analyze the foundations of the United States

8.1.1

Describe the political climate in the British colonies prior to the French and Indian War including the  policy of salutary neglect, mercantilism through the Navigation Acts and colonial reaction through the Albany Plan of Union, compare the Iroquois Confederacy to early attempts to unite the colonies.

by examining the causes, events, and ideologies which led to the American

8.1.2

Summarize the political and economic consequences of the French and Indian War including imperial policies of taxation, the Proclamation of 1763, and the migration of colonists into American Indian sovereign territories.

Revolution.

8.1.3

Summarize British attempts to regulate the colonies and colonial responses including:

 

8.1.3.A

Summarize British attempts to regulate the colonies and colonial responses including:  Sugar Act.

 

8.1.3.B

Summarize British attempts to regulate the colonies and colonial responses including:  Stamp Act Congress Resolves

 

8.1.3.C

Summarize British attempts to regulate the colonies and colonial responses including:  Committees of Correspondence

 

8.13.D

Summarize British attempts to regulate the colonies and colonial responses including:  Legal principle of taxation and political representation

 

8.1.3.E

Summarize British attempts to regulate the colonies and colonial responses including: Townshend Act and boycotts of British goods.

 

8.1.3.F

Summarize British attempts to regulate the colonies and colonial responses including:  Quartering Act

 

8.1.3.G

Summarize British attempts to regulate the colonies and colonial responses including: Boston Massacre

 

8.1.3.H

Summarize British attempts to regulate the colonies and colonial responses including:  Tea Act and Boston Tea Party

 

8.1.3.I

Summarize British attempts to regulate the colonies and colonial responses including:  Coercive Acts (Intolerable Acts)

 

8.1.3.J

Summarize British attempts to regulate the colonies and colonial responses including: First Continental Congress

 

8.1.3.K

Summarize British attempts to regulate the colonies and colonial responses including:  British raids on Lexington and Concord

 

8.1.4

Analyze the significance of the Second Continental Congress including

 

8.1.4.A

Analyze the significance of the Second Continental Congress including:  Formation of the Continental Army

 

8.1.4.B

Analyze the significance of the Second Continental Congress including:

Establishment of currency.

 

8.1.4.C

Analyze the significance of the Second Continental Congress including:       Olive Branch Petition

 

8.1.4.D

Analyze the significance of the Second Continental Congress including:      French Alliance negotiated by Benjamin Franklin

 

8.1.4.E

Analyze the significance of the Second Continental Congress including:     Committee to draft a Declaration of Independence

 

8.1.5

Analyze the ideological and propaganda war between Great Britain and colonies including:

 

8.1.5.A

Analyze the ideological &propaganda war between Great Britain &colonies including  Points of views of the Patriots and the Loyalists

 

8.1.5.B

Analyze the ideological &propaganda war between Great Britain &colonies including  Writings of Mercy Otis Warren and Phillis Wheatley

 

8.1.5.C

Analyze the ideological &propaganda war between Great Britain &colonies including  Use of Paul Revere’s engraving of the Boston Massacre

 

8.1.5.D

Analyze the ideological &propaganda war between Great Britain &colonies including  Rejection of the Olive Branch Petition

 

8.1.5.E

Analyze the ideological &propaganda war between Great Britain &colonies including “Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death”, speech attributed to Patrick Henry

 

8.1.5.F

Analyze the ideological &propaganda war between Great Britain &colonies including “Common Sense” pamphlet by Thomas Paine

 

8.1.6

 

 

Examine the central ideas expressed in the Declaration of Independence, drafted by Thomas Jefferson and adopted July 4, 1776, and their intellectual origins including:

 

8.1.6.A

Examine central ideas expressed in Dec.of Ind., drafted by T. Jefferson … including: John Locke’s theory on natural and unalienable rights, including life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness

 

8.1.6.B

Examine central ideas expressed in Dec.of Ind., drafted by T. Jefferson … including: The ideals of equality for all individuals, including the impact of the First Great Awakening

 

8.1.6.C

Examine central ideas expressed in Dec.of Ind., drafted by T. Jefferson … including:  The purpose of government as a social contract requiring the consent of the governed

 

8.1.6.D

Examine central ideas expressed in Dec.of Ind., drafted by T. Jefferson … including: Economic and political grievances against British policies

 

 

2nd 9 Weeks Objectives to Introduce

(Chapter 6 through 8

Declaration of Independence and Constitution with the Citizenship Handbook and Launching the Nation)

1. Engage in Democratic Processes .

1.

Students will understand the principles of government, the benefits of democratic systems, and their responsibilities as citizens

 

1.A

 Students will demonstrate an understanding of the virtues that citizens should use when interacting with each other and the virtues that guide official government institutions.

 

1.A.6-8.1

 Compare and analyze civic virtues and democratic principles in historic and global settings, explaining how they influence various political systems.

 

1.A.6-8.2

Analyze the role that perspectives, civic virtues, and democratic principles play when citizens address issues or problems

 

1.B

Students will demonstrate an understanding of the important institutions of their society and the principles that these institutions are intended to reflect.

 

1.B.6-8.1

Analyze the powers and responsibilities of the United States government and compare it to other forms of government.

 

1.B.6-8.2

 Explain specific roles played by informed and responsible citizens (e.g. voters, jurors, taxpayers, military service, office holders) in all forms of government

 

1.B.6-8.3

 Examine the origins, purposes and impact of constitutions, laws, treaties, and international agreements.

 

1.B.6-8.4

Explain the concept of the rule of law and how limits on government authority guarantee individual liberties.

 

1.C

 Students will demonstrate understanding of the processes and rules by which groups of people make decisions, govern themselves, and address public problems.

 

1.C.6-8.1

Assess specific laws, both actual and proposed, as means of addressing historic and current national and international problems.

 

1.C.6-8.2

 Apply a range of deliberative and democratic procedures to debate, make decisions, and propose action about authentic, real-world problems in out-of-school contexts.

 

3.C

Students will analyze the principles of economic systems and develop an understanding of the benefits of a market system in local, national, and global settings.

 

3.C.6-8.1

Analyze, interpret, and compare economic data from multiple charts and graphs

 

3.C.6-8.2

 Compare the advantages and disadvantages of different types of economic systems.

 

3.C.6-8.3

 Describe alternative solutions to current economic issues in terms of benefits and costs for different groups.

 

3.C.6-8.4

 Evaluate how the advancements in technology impact economic growth and standard of living

 

3.C.6-8.5

 Explain how trade impacts standard of living and leads to economic interdependence.

 

4.B.6-8.1

Analyze works written on the same topic and compare methods the authors use to achieve similar or different purposes.

 

4.B.6-8.2

 Evaluate textual evidence to determine whether a claim is substantial or unsubstantial.

 

4.B.6-8.3

 Engage in collaborative discussions and debates about information presented in social studies texts, expressing ideas clearly while building on the ideas of others.

 

5.B

Students will engage in authentic inquiry to acquire, refine, and share knowledge through written presentations related to social studies.

 

5.B.6-8.3

 Select, organize, and create presentations using multi-model content (variety of written oral, visual, digital, or interactive texts) encompassing different points of view

 

8.2

The student will examine key

8.2.1

Explain the purpose of the Articles of Confederation which established the first American national system of government to support and conduct a war against Britain.

military and diplomatic events of the Revolutionary

8.2.2

Evaluate the motivations and points of view of various populations to remain loyal to Britain, join the patriot cause, or choose neutrality, including:

War that resulted in an independent nation

8.2.2.A

Evaluate the motivations and points of view (loyalist & Patriot) … including:  Patriots and Loyalists and their political, economic, & family interests.

 

8.2.2.B

Evaluate the motivations and points of view (loyalist & Patriot) … including: American Indians and the preservation of their homelands, cultures, and trade

 

8.2.2.C

Evaluate the motivations and points of view (loyalist & Patriot) … including: Women and their political status

 

8.2.2.D

Evaluate the motivations and points of view (loyalist & Patriot) … including:   Free and enslaved blacks and their petitions to colonial governments for a ban on slavery

 

8.2.3

Identify and evaluate the contributions of individuals and significant groups toward winning independence from British rule

 

8.2.4

Compare the advantages and disadvantages of the British and the American colonists including political and military leadership, military strength, population and resources, motivation, foreign alliances, financial and military support, and the British recruitment of enslaved black men in exchange for freedom.

 

8.2.5

Summarize the impact of key military and diplomatic events of the Revolutionary War including:

 

8.2.5.A

Summarize the impact of key …events of the Revolutionary War including: Military leadership of General George Washington

 

8.2.5.B

Victories at Boston, Trenton, and Saratoga

 

8.2.5.C

Publication of Thomas Paine’s “The Crisis”

 

8.2.5.D

Valley Forge encampment

 

8.2.5.E

French alliance, negotiated by Benjamin Franklin

 

8.2.5.F

Victory at Yorktown

 

8.2.5.G

Treaty of Paris, 1783

8.3 The student will examine the formation of the

8.3.1

Examine the strengths and weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation that led to the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia in 1787, including

American system of government following the Revolutionary

8.3.1.A

Examine the strengths &weaknesses of Art.of Confederation … including Resolution of disputes over the western territories as resolved by the Northwest Ordinance

War and the creation of the Constitution of

8.3.1.B

Examine the strengths &weaknesses of Art.of Confederation … including Organization and leadership necessary to win the war

the United States as the supreme law

8.3.1.C

Examine the strengths &weaknesses of Art.of Confederation … including

Lack of common national currency

of the land,

8.3.1.D

Examine the strengths &weaknesses of Art.of Confederation … including

Lack of common defense.

 

8.3.1.E

Examine the strengths &weaknesses of Art.of Confederation … including

Lack of national judiciary.

 

8.3.1.F

Examine the strengths &weaknesses of Art.of Confederation … including Mismanagement of war debts due to an inability to tax.

 

8.3.1.G

Examine the strengths &weaknesses of Art.of Confederation … including Unanimous vote required to amend the Articles of Confederation.

 

8.3.1.H

Examine the strengths &weaknesses of Art.of Confederation … including

Civil unrest as typified in Shays’ Rebellion.

 

8.3.2

Analyze the significance of the Constitutional Convention, contributions of the Framers, major debates and compromises including the Virginia and New Jersey Plans, Great Compromise, the leadership of James Madison, Father of the Constitution, and George Washington, President of the Convention.

 

8.3.3

Describe how the framers of the Constitution addressed the issue of slavery including the Three-Fifth Compromise which maintained the institution of slavery in both northern and southern states, the Fugitive Slave clause, and the delayed ban on the slave trade.

 

8.3.4

Explain the significance of the Commerce Clause in establishing a constitutional relationship between Indian tribes & the US government.

 

8.3.5

Examine the concept of self-government, the purpose, and the responsibilities of government as expressed in the Preamble of the Constitution of the United States.

 

8.3.6

Analyze the key principles of government established by the Constitution of the United States including:

 

8.3.6.A

Analyze the key principles of govt. established by the U.S Constitution including: Federalism (reserved and concurrent powers)

 

8.3.6.B

Analyze the key principles of govt. established by the U.S Constitution including: Separation of powers among three branches of government  (legislative, executive, judicial)

 

8.3.6.C

Analyze the key principles of govt. established by the U.S Constitution including:

A system of checks and balances among the three branches.

 

8.3.6.D

Analyze the key principles of govt. established by the U.S Constitution including: Popular sovereignty and consent of the governed.

 

8.3.6.E

Analyze the key principles of govt. established by the U.S Constitution including: Judicial review.

 

8.3.6.F

Analyze the key principles of govt. established by the U.S Constitution including: Rule of law.

CS

1.5

Commemorate Celebrate Freedom Week by recognizing the sacrifices and contributions to American freedom by veterans and by reciting the social contract selection from the Declaration of Independence:  

We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty, and the pursuit of Happiness--That to secure these rights, Governments are instituted among Men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed.

 

8.3.7

Examine the Federalist and Anti-Federalist arguments for and against the ratification of the Constitution as expressed in the “Federalist Papers” authored by James Madison, Alexander Hamilton, and John Jay and the writings of Anti-Federalists, such as George Mason, including concerns over a strong central government and the omission of a bill of rights.

 

8.3.8

Explain how the Constitution of the United States was amended to include the Bill of Rights; identify and analyze the guarantees of individual rights and liberties as expressed in each of the ten amendments.

 

8.3.9

Identify the structure and responsibilities of the elected and appointed officials of the three branches of government in relationship to the legislative process, including the role of Congress and the President, as well as the Supreme Court’s power of judicial review.

 

8.3.10

Describe the responsibilities of United States citizens such as:

 

8.3.10.A

Describe the responsibilities of United States citizens such as: Registering and voting in public elections

 

8.3.10.B

Describe the responsibilities of United States citizens such as:

Engaging in informed civil discourse

 

8.3.10.C

Describe the responsibilities of United States citizens such as:

Serving on a jury

 

8.3.10.D

Describe the responsibilities of United States citizens such as:

Paying taxes

 

8.3.10.E

Describe the responsibilities of United States citizens such as:

Obeying laws

 

8.3.10.F

Describe the responsibilities of United States citizens such as:

Registering for military service

8.4

The student will

8.4.1

Analyze the impact of the Whiskey Rebellion and enforcement of the government’s right to tax

examine the political and economic changes that occurred during the

8.4.2

Describe President Washington’s attempt to develop a cohesive Indian policy, which included respectful interactions with American Indian leaders, treaties to delineate tribal lands, and precedent-setting practices of assimilation

Early Federal Period.

8.4.3

Describe the advice in “President Washington’s Farewell Address” and its impact

 

8.4.4

Evaluate the impact of the Alien and Sedition Acts on individual rights during the Adams Administration, including the responses of the Democratic-Republicans in the “Virginia and Kentucky Resolutions”

 

 

3rd 9 Weeks Objectives to Introduce

 

(Chapter 9 through Chapter 14 and beginning of Chapter 15

Jefferson through Beginning of Civil War)

 

 

5.B.6-8.1

 Refine and formulate viable research questions related to social studies investigations, using well-developed theses or claims.

 

5.B.6-8.2

 Quote, paraphrase, and summarize findings, avoiding plagiarism.

 

5.B.6-8.3

 Select, organize, and create presentations using multi-model content (variety of written oral, visual, digital, or interactive texts) encompassing different points of view

 

5.A.6-8.4

Write independently over extended periods of time and for shorter time frames, varying modes of expression to suit audience, purpose, and task and/or to analyze different perspectives.

 

8.5

The student will

8.5.1

Explain the impact of the peaceful transfer of power from one political party to another, as exhibited by the presidential election of 1800.

Analyze the political and geographic changes that

8.5.2

Analyze the impact of the Supreme Court under the leadership of Chief John Marshall and the “Marbury v Madison” decision which confirmed the principal of judicial review.

occurred during the Jeffersonian Era.

8.5.3

Analyze the acquisition of the Louisiana territory, the contributions of the Lewis and Clark Corps of Discovery Expedition, and the eventual establishment of the Indian Territory.

8.6

The student will examine the political,

8.6.1

Explain how the War of 1812 confirmed American independence and fueled a spirit of nationalism, reflected in the lyrics of our national anthem, the “Star-Spangled Banner”, by Francis Scott Key.

economic and social transformations

8.6.2

Examine the Monroe Doctrine as a policy of isolationism which was designed to protect American interests in the Western Hemisphere

during the “Era of Good Feelings”

8.6.3

Analyze the impact of the “McCulloch v Maryland” which established federal supremacy concerning taxation

 

8.6.4

Examine the increased tension between Southern sectionalist and Northern nationalist perspectives.

 

8.6.5

Summarize the impact of the Missouri Compromise on the expansion of slavery into new western territories.

8.7

The student will examine the

8.7.1

Describe the factors that led to the election of Andrew Jackson including the “Corrupt Bargain” election of 1824, the expansion of voting rights, and Jackson’s political success by identifying with the “common man”.

8.7 (cont.)

political, economic

8.7.2

Analyze the impact of the Nullification Crisis on the development of the states’ rights debate.

and social transformations of the Jacksonian Era.

8.7.3

Analyze the impact of Jackson’s policies and decisions concerning American Indian nations and their tribal sovereignty as a nation’s inherent right to self-govern, including

 

8.7.3.A

Analyze the impact of Jackson’s policies and decisions…including:

Non-adherence to federal treaties

 

8.7.3.B

Analyze the impact of Jackson’s policies and decisions…including:

Disregard for the Worcester v Georgia decision

 

8.7.3.C

Analyze the impact of Jackson’s policies and decisions…including:

Forced removals of American Indians

8.8

The student will

8.8.1

Examine the concept and opposing perspectives toward Manifest Destiny as a motivation and justification for westward expansion.

examine the political, economic, social, and geographic changes

8.8.2

Explain the territorial growth of the United States including the annexation of Texas, Mexican Cession, and the Gadsden Purchase, describe the need to maintain a balance of “free” and “slave” states.

that occurred during the period of westward expansion

8.8.3

Identify push and pull factors of mass migration and the settlement of western territories including the California Gold Rush, settlement of Oregon, and the Mormon migration.

 

8.8.4

Analyze the consequences of westward expansion, including the impact on the culture of American Indians and their homelands, and the growing sectional tensions regarding the expansion of slavery

8.9

The student will

8.9.1

Explain the impact of the Industrial Revolution in the North including the concentration of population, manufacturing, and transportation

analyze the social and economic transformations

8.9.2

Describe the plantation system and its reliance on a slave labor system in the South, including how Eli Whitney’s invention of the cotton gin increased the profitability of the crop &led to the expansion of slavery

of the early 19th century

8.9.3

Compare perspectives and experiences of both free and enslaved blacks including:

 

8.9.3.A

Compare perspectives and experiences of both free and enslaved blacks including: The everyday life of free African Americans

 

8.9.3.B

Compare perspectives and experiences of both free and enslaved blacks including: The everyday acts of resistance to slavery

 

8.9.3.C

Compare perspectives and experiences of both free and enslaved blacks including: The efforts of Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad

 

8.9.3.D

Compare perspectives and experiences of both free and enslaved blacks including: The Nat Turner’s Rebellion

 

8.9.3.E

Compare perspectives and experiences of both free and enslaved blacks including: The legal restrictions and Slave Codes

 

8.9.4

Summarize the impact of the Abolitionist Movement including the writings and work of Frederick Douglass and William Lloyd Garrison

 

8.9.5

Identify the ideals, significance, and key leaders of the Second Great Awakening and the Women’s Suffrage Movement, including the “Declaration of Sentiments” and the leadership of Susan B. Anthony, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, and Sojourner Truth.

 

8.10

The student will

8.10.1

Summarize the importance of slavery as the principal cause of increased sectional polarization leading to the Civil War.

analyze major political, economic,

8.10.2

Evaluate the goals of the Compromise of 1850 regarding the issue of slavery

and social events that resulted in the

8.10.3

Evaluate the impact of the publication “Uncle Tom’s Cabin”, by Harriet Beecher Stowe, on anti-slavery sentiments

Civil War

8.10.4

Analyze the impact of the Kansas-Nebraska Act on the issue of popular sovereignty in new territories regarding the institution of slavery, repeal of the Missouri Compromise, and factional feuds in Bleeding Kansas

 

 

8.10.5

Summarize the “Dred Scott v Sandord” case which declared slaves as property and motivated John Brown’s Raid on the federal arsenal at Harper’s Ferry

8.11

The student will

8.11.1

Analyze the immediate impact of the presidential election of 1860 including:

analyze the course and consequences of the Civil War

8.11.1.A

Analyze the immediate impact of the presidential election of 1860 including: Secession of southern states who declared slavery as the central factor for seceding

 

8.11.1.B

Analyze the immediate impact of the presidential election of 1860 including: Lincoln’s goal to preserve the Union

 

8.11.1.C

Analyze the immediate impact of the presidential election of 1860 including: Formation of the Confederate States of America

 

8.12.5.D

The development of the Transcontinental Railroad

 

8.12.5.A

Homestead Act of 1862 and the resulting movement westward to free land

 

 

 

4th 9 Weeks Objective to Introduce

 

(Chapter 15 through Chapter 16)

 

 

8.11.1.D

Analyze the immediate impact of the presidential election of 1860 including: Confederate attack on Fort Sumter

 

8.11.1.E

Analyze the immediate impact of the presidential election of 1860 including: Tensions over strategic border states

 

8.11.2

Compare the advantages and disadvantages of the Union and the Confederacy including natural resources, population, industrialization, and the military leadership of Ulyssess S. Grant and Robert E. Lee

 

8.11.3

Evaluate the impact and contributions of specific groups in the Civil War including free and enslaved African Americans, American Indians, women, and immigrants

 

8.11.4

Discuss the key strategies utilized during the war, such as the Anaconda Plan, Total War, and the southern defense strategy

 

8.11.5

Summarize the significance of the key battles of the war, including Antietam, Gettysburg, Vicksburg,and Lee’s surrender at Appomattox

 

8.11.6

Analyze the “Emancipation Proclamation”, including its role in expanding the goals of the war and its impact on slavery, identify the significance of “Juneteenth” in relationship to emancipation

 

8.11.7

Explain how the “Gettysburg Address” clarified the Union’s motivation for winning the war

 

8.11.8

Evaluate the impact of Lincoln’s assassination, loss of his leadership, and plans for reconciliation as expressed in the “Second Inaugural Address”

8.12

8.12.1

Compare the major plans and policies proposed for Reconstruction

The student will analyze the political,

8.12.2

Analyze the impact of state and federal legislation following the Civil War including

social, and economic transformations

8.12.2.A

Analyze the impact of state and federal legislation following the Civil War including

13th, 14th, and 15th Amendments

during the Reconstruction Era

8.12.2.B

Analyze the impact of state and federal legislation following the Civil War including

Black Codes and Jim Crow laws

to 1877.

8.12.2.C

Analyze the impact of state and federal legislation following the Civil War including

Establishment of the Freedmen’s Bureau

 

8.12.3

Compare the emerging social structure of the South including the

 

8.12.3.A

Compare the emerging social structure of the South including the: Influx of carpetbaggers and scalawags

 

8.12.3.B

Compare the emerging social structure of the South including the:  Rise of the Ku Klux Klan and its acts of intimidation and violence

 

8.12.3.C

Compare the emerging social structure of the South including the:  Election of blacks to government positions

 

8.12.3.D

Compare the emerging social structure of the South including the:  Expansion of the tenant and sharecropper systems

 

8.12.3.E

Compare the emerging social structure of the South including the:  Migration of former slaves

 

 

8.12.4

Compare the emerging social structure of the South including the impact of presidential election of 1876 as an end to reconstruction in the South, including decline of black leadership, loss of enforcement of the 14th and 15th amendments, and the development of segregated societies

 

8.12.5

Evaluate the impact of federal policies including:

 

 

 

 

8.12.5.B

Impact of continued displacement of American Indians

 

8.12.5.C

President Grant’s Peace Policy on Indian affaiars

 

 

 

 

***Objectives are reintroduced and met repeatedly through the year.  Listed are where it is planned for them for sure to be introduced.