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  • In 8th Grade United States history and geography course, students will confront the themes of freedom, equality, and liberty and their changing definitions over time. This course will explore the geography of place, movement, and region, starting with the Atlantic seaboard and then American westward expansion and economic development, the Civil War and Reconstruction, and finally, industrialization. 

    Here are the units we will cover this year in class: 

    • Unit 1:The American Revolution
    • Unit 2: From Confederation to Constitution
    • Unit 3: Envisioning A New America & Divergent Paths of the American People
    • Unit 4: Causes of the Civil War
    • Unit 5: The Civil War
    • Unit 6: Reconstruction
    • Unit 7: Industrial Growth