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TN.8.EIGHTH GRADE SOCIAL STUDIES - United States History and Geography: Colonization of North America to Reconstruction

EIGHTH GRADE SOCIAL STUDIES - United States History and Geography: Colonization of North America to Reconstruction
Colonization (1607-1750)
Overview: Students will examine the European settlement of North America, geographic features that influenced early colonies, and the social, religious, political, and economic reasons for colonization.
8.01. Explain the founding and development of Jamestown as the first permanent English colony, its early struggles, the economic and political structure, and role of the Powhatan people. [C, E, G, H, P]
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide European Exploration and Settlement
 
8.02. Explain the founding and development of the Plymouth Colony, including the significance of: the Mayflower Compact, interactions with Squanto, and the role of religious freedom. [C, G, H, P]
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Colonial Settlement
 
8.03. Explain the founding and development of the Massachusetts Bay Colony, including the significance of: Anne Hutchinson; Role of theocracy; Salem Witch Trials; Town meetings [C, G, H, P]
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Colonial Life
 
8.05. Analyze the economic motivation for the Dutch founding New Netherlands, the diverse population of the colony, and the transition to the English colony of New York. [C, E, G, H, P]
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Colonial Life
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Colonial Settlement
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide European Exploration and Settlement
 
8.08. Locate and identify the Thirteen Colonies, and describe how their location and geographic features influenced regional economic development. [E, G, H, P]
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Colonial Life
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Colonial Settlement
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide European Exploration and Settlement
 
8.09. Compare and contrast the locations and goals of British, French, and Spanish settlements in North America. [C, E, G, H, P]
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Colonial Life
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Colonial Settlement
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide European Exploration and Settlement
 
The American Revolution (1700-1783)
Overview: Students will explore the growing tensions between Great Britain and its colonies as well as the major events and outcomes surrounding the American Revolution.
8.13. Explain the significance of the Ohio River Valley leading to the French and Indian War and the events and consequences of the conflict, including: the massacre at Fort Loudoun, the Treaty of Paris of 1763, war debt, and the Proclamation Line of 1763. [C,
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Canada
 
8.15. Analyze the social, political, and economic causes of the events and groups of the American Revolution, including: The Quartering Act, 1765; The Stamp Act, 1765; The Declaratory Act, 1766; The Townshend Acts, 1767; The Boston Massacre, 1770; The Boston Te
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Canada
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide The American Revolution
 
8.17. Locate and explain the significance of the battles of the American Revolution prior to the signing of the Declaration of Independence, including Lexington and Concord and Bunker (Breed’s) Hill. [C, E, G, H, P]
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide The American Revolution
 
8.18. Explain the historical and present-day significance of the Declaration of Independence. (T.C.A. § 49-6-1028) [C, H, P, TCA]
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide The American Revolution
 
8.20. Locate and explain the significance of the following during the American Revolution: Struggles of the Continental Army; Battles of Trenton and Princeton; Battle of Kings Mountain; Battle of Saratoga; Battle of Yorktown; Guerrilla warfare [C, H, P, T]
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide The American Revolution
 
The New Nation (1775-1800)
Overview: Students will explore the foundation of U.S. government, the principles of the Articles of Confederation and the U.S. Constitution, and the individuals who played influential roles in the development of the new nation. In addition, students will
8.21. Analyze the strengths and weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation, and describe the Land Ordinance of 1785, the Northwest Ordinance of 1787, the Northwest Territory, the Lost State of Franklin, and Shays’ Rebellion. [E, G, H, P, T]
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Colonial Settlement
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide The Articles of Confederation
 
8.22. Describe the roles of James Madison and George Washington during the Constitutional Convention, and analyze the major issues debated, including the Great Compromise and the Three-Fifths Compromise. (T.C.A. § 49-6-1028) [E, H, P, TCA]
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide The United States Constitution
 
8.23. Examine the principles and purposes of government articulated in the Preamble and principles stated in the Constitution, including: the separation of powers, federalism, and checks and balances. (T.C.A. § 49-6-1028) [H, P, TCA]
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide The United States Constitution
 
8.24. Describe the conflict between Federalists and Anti-Federalists over the ratification of the Constitution, including the protection of individual rights through the Bill of Rights and concern for states’ rights. (T.C.A. § 49-6-1028) [H, P, TCA]
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide The United States Constitution
 
8.25. Analyze the major events of the administration of President George Washington, including: the precedents he set, Whiskey Rebellion, and ideas presented in his farewell address. [E, G, H, P]
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide The Abolitionist Movement
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide The United States Constitution
 
8.27. Explain the controversies that plagued the administration of President John Adams, including: the conflicts with Great Britain and France, the XYZ Affair, and the Alien and Sedition Acts. [E, G, H, P]
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide The Abolitionist Movement
 
Growth of a Young Nation (1800-1820)
Overview: Students will analyze the strengthening of the judicial branch, the major events of Thomas Jefferson’s presidency, the War of 1812, and the role of the U.S. on the world stage.
8.30. Explain the major events of Thomas Jefferson’s presidency, including: Conflict with the Barbary pirates; Embargo Act; Lewis and Clark Expedition; Louisiana Purchase [E, G, H, P]
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide The New Government in Operation
 
8.31. Explain the causes, course, and consequences of the War of 1812, including: Use of impressment and trade restrictions between the U.S. and Great Britain; Roles of Andrew Jackson and William Henry Harrison; Significance of the Treaty of Ghent; Rise in nati
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide The New Government in Operation
 
8.33. Analyze the purpose and effects of the Monroe Doctrine. [E, H, P]
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Expansionism
 
Sectionalism and Reform (1790s-1850s)
Overview: Students will analyze the social, political, and economic development of the North and South during the early 19th century, including the growth of sectionalism and reform movements.
8.34. Describe the development of the agrarian economy in the South, the locations of the cotton- producing states, the significance of cotton and the cotton gin, and the founding of Memphis as a center for cotton and the slave trade. [C, E, G, H, P, T]
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide The Nation Grows and Expands
 
8.35. Analyze the characteristics of Southern society and its influence on the social and political conditions prior to the Civil War. [C, E, G, H, P, T]
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Causes of the Civil War
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide The Abolitionist Movement
 
8.36. Identify the conditions of enslavement, and explain how slaves adapted to and resisted bondage in their daily lives, including Nat Turner's revolt. [C, G, H]
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Causes of the Civil War
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide The Abolitionist Movement
 
8.37. Explain the development of the American Industrial Revolution, including: Eli Whitney and interchangeable parts; Emergence of trade unions; Lowell System; Role of the textile industry; Samuel Slater [C, E, G, H, P]
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Industrial Growth
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide The Nation Grows and Expands
 
8.38. Describe how technological developments affected the growth of the industrial economy and cities in the North. [C, E, G, H, P]
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Industrial Growth
 
8.40. Analyze the development of roads, canals, railroads, and steamboats throughout the U.S., including the Erie Canal and the National Road. [C, E, G, H, P]
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Industrial Growth
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide The Erie Canal
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide The Nation Grows and Expands
 
8.42. Analyze the development of the women’s suffrage movement, including the Seneca Falls Convention, and the ideals of Susan B. Anthony, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, and Sojourner Truth. [C, H, P]
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide The Abolitionist Movement
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Women's Rights
 
8.43. Analyze the significance of leading abolitionists, including William Lloyd Garrison, Frederick Douglass, Elihu Embree, and Harriet Tubman, and the methods they used to spread the movement. [C, E, H, P, T]
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Causes of the Civil War
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide The Abolitionist Movement
 
The Jacksonian Era (1824-1840)
Overview: Students will analyze the impact of John Marshall on the strengthening of the judicial branch and the major events of Andrew Jackson’s presidency.
8.45. Examine the importance of the elections of 1824 and 1828, including: the corrupt bargain, the spoils system, and Jacksonian Democracy. [C, G, H, P, T]
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide The Jackson Age
 
8.47. Describe the impact of the Indian Removal Act and the struggle between the Cherokee Nation and the U.S. government, including the significance of Worcester v. Georgia and the Trail of Tears. [C, G, H, P, T]
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide The Jackson Age
 
Expansion and Division of the Nation (1820s-1860s)
Overview: Students will analyze the social, political, and economic impact of expansion on the U.S., the growing tensions between the North and South, and how compromise sought to hold the country together.
8.49. Analyze the concept of Manifest Destiny and its impact on the development of the nation, and describe the economic incentives for westward expansion. [C, E, G, H, P]
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Causes of the Civil War
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Moving Southward and Westward
 
8.51. Describe American settlements in Texas after 1821, the causes of the Texas War for Independence, the roles of David Crockett and Sam Houston, and the legacy of the Alamo. [C, G, H, P, T]
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Mexico
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide The Alamo
 
8.52. Analyze the reasons for and outcomes of groups moving west, including the significance of: Fur traders; Mormons; Oregon Trail; Santa Fe Trail [C, E, G, H]
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Moving Southward and Westward
 
8.54. Describe the causes and consequences of the Mexican War, including the controversy over the Rio Grande boundary and the Mexican Cession. [C, E, G, H, P]
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Mexico
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Moving Southward and Westward
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide The Alamo
 
8.55. Analyze the discovery of gold in California, its social and economic impact on the U.S., and the major migratory movement (including the forty-niners and Asian immigrants). [C, E, G, H]
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Moving Southward and Westward
 
8.56. Explain the reasons for and the impact of the Compromise of 1850 (including Henry Clay’s role as “The Great Compromiser”) and the Fugitive Slave Act (including Harriet Beecher Stowe’s influence with Uncle Tom’s Cabin). [C, E, G, H, P]
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Causes of the Civil War
 
8.57. Describe the significance of the Gadsden Purchase of 1853. [E, G, H]
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Mexico
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Moving Southward and Westward
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide The Alamo
 
8.58. Explain the motivations behind the passage of the Kansas-Nebraska Act of 1854, and analyze the effects of the compromise, including: Rise of the Republican Party; “Bleeding Kansas”; Preston Brooks’ attack on Charles Sumner; John Brown’s raid at Harper’s
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Causes of the Civil War
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide The Abolitionist Movement
 
8.59. Analyze the Dred Scott v. Sandford decision and the resulting split between the North and South. [C, H, P]
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide The Abolitionist Movement
 
8.60. Explain the arguments presented by Stephen Douglas and Abraham Lincoln on slavery in the Illinois Senate race debates of 1858. [C, H, P]
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Causes of the Civil War
 
The Civil War (1860-1865)
Overview: Students will examine the political changes that sparked the Civil War, the differences in the North and South, and the key leaders, events, battles, and daily life during the war.
8.61. Describe the election of 1860 and its candidates (i.e., John Bell, Stephen Douglas, Abraham Lincoln, and John Breckinridge), and analyze how the campaigns reflected sectional turmoil in the country. [C, G, H, P, T]
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Causes of the Civil War
 
8.62. Describe the outbreak of the Civil War and the resulting sectional differences, including: Economic, geographic, and technological advances; Military strategies; Roles of President Abraham Lincoln and Jefferson Davis; Significance of Fort Sumter; Geograph
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Causes of the Civil War
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide The Civil War
 
8.63. Explain the significance of the following battles, events, and leaders during the Civil War, including: First Battle of Bull Run; Battle of Shiloh; Battle of Antietam; Battle of Gettysburg; Battle of Vicksburg; Sherman’s March to the Sea; Surrender at App
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Causes of the Civil War
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide The Civil War
 
8.64. Analyze the significance of the Emancipation Proclamation and the Gettysburg Address. [H, P]
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide The Abolitionist Movement
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide The Civil War
 
8.66. Analyze how the writings of Sam Watkins and Elisha Hunt Rhodes illustrated the daily life of the common soldier. [C, H, T]
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Causes of the Civil War
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide The Civil War
 
Reconstruction (1865-1877)
Overview: Students will analyze the social, economic, and political changes and conflicts during Reconstruction, the events and lasting consequences of Reconstruction, and Reconstruction’s impact on Tennessee.
8.67. Analyze the immediate political impact of the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln and Andrew Johnson’s ascension to the presidency. [H, P, T]
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide The Jackson Age
 
8.68. Explain the significance of the 13th, 14th, and 15th Amendments to the U.S. Constitution. [E, H, P, T]
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide The United States Constitution
 
8.69. Analyze President Abraham Lincoln’s Ten Percent Plan, President Andrew Johnson’s Plan, and the Radical Republican Plan for Reconstruction. [C, E, G, H, P, T]
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Reconstruction after the Civil War
 
8.71. Analyze the conflict between President Andrew Johnson and the Radical Republicans, including Johnson’s veto of the Tenure of Office Act and his impeachment. [H, P, T]
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Reconstruction after the Civil War
 
8.72. Explain the restrictions placed on the rights and opportunities of freedmen, including: racial segregation, black codes, and the efforts of the Freedmen's Bureau to address the problems confronting newly freed slaves. [C, H, P, T]
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Causes of the Civil War
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Reconstruction after the Civil War
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide The Abolitionist Movement
 

TN.SSP.Social Studies Practices

Social Studies Practices
SSP.01. Collect data and information from a variety of primary and secondary sources, including:
SSP.01.2. Graphic representations (e.g., maps, timelines, charts, photographs, artwork)
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Geographic Map Terms
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SSP.04. Construct and communicate arguments citing supporting evidence to:
SSP.04.1. Demonstrate and defend an understanding of ideas
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Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Medieval Europe
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide The Aztecs
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide The Cold War
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide The Incas
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide The Maya
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide The New Millennium
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide The Protestant Reformation
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide The Renaissance in Europe
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide The Scientific Revolution
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide The Vietnam War
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide World War I
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide World War II
 
SSP.04.2. Compare and contrast viewpoints
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SSP.04.3. Illustrate cause and effect
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Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Environmental Changes
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Moving Southward and Westward
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Reconstruction after the Civil War
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide The American Revolution
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide The Cold War
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide The Great Depression
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide The New Millennium
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide The Roaring Twenties
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide World War I
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide World War II
 
SSP.05. Develop historical awareness by:
SSP.05.3. Evaluating how unique circumstances of time and place create context and contribute to action and reaction
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Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Environmental Changes
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide European Exploration and Settlement
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Medieval Europe
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Moving Southward and Westward
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Reconstruction after the Civil War
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide The American Revolution
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide The Aztecs
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide The Cold War
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide The Great Depression
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide The Incas
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide The Maya
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide The New Millennium
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide The Protestant Reformation
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide The Renaissance in Europe
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide The Roaring Twenties
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide The Scientific Revolution
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide The Vietnam War
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide World War I
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide World War II
 
SSP.05.4. Identifying patterns of continuity and change over time, making connections to the present
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Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Medieval Europe
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide The Aztecs
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide The Cold War
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide The Incas
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide The Maya
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide The New Millennium
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide The Protestant Reformation
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide The Renaissance in Europe
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide The Scientific Revolution
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide The Vietnam War
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Women's Rights
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide World War I
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide World War II
 
SSP.06. Develop a geographic awareness by:
SSP.06.1. Using the geographic perspective to determine relationships, patterns, and diffusion across space at multiple scales (e.g., local, national, global).
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Geographic Map Terms
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SSP.06.2. Determining the use of diverse types of maps based on their origin, structure, context, and validity
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Geographic Map Terms
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SSP.06.3. Analyzing locations, conditions, and connections of places and using maps to investigate spatial relationships
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Geographic Map Terms
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SSP.06.4. Analyzing interaction between humans and the physical environment
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game & Study Guide Environmental Changes
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