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1 Prentice Hall The American Nation, Beginnings Through 1877 (Volume 1) 2005 Mississippi Social Studies Frameworks United States History to 1877 (Grade 8) EIGHTH GRADE (United States History to 1877) STRANDS: (C-Civics); (H-History); (G-Geography); (E-Economics) COMPETENCIES and Suggested Objectives 1. Explain how geography, economics, and politics have influenced the historical development of the United States in the global community. (C, H, G, E) a. Compare the Pre-Columbian societies of North America. b. Examine the exploration and colonization periods of the United States. SE/ The First Civilizations of the Americas, 36 41; Native American Cultures, 42-48; Native American Dwellings, 49; Review and Assessment, A 34D See related Unit Exercises: Chapter 2; Color SE/ Exploration and Colonization, 66 67; An Era of Exploration, 68 72; Skills for Life: Sequencing, 73; Spain Builds an Empire, 74 80; Colonizing North America, 81 86; Building the Jamestown Colony, 87 92; Seeking Religious Freedom, 93 97; Review and Assessment, 98 99; The Thirteen English Colonies, ; The New England Colonies, ; The Middle Colonies, ; The Southern Colonies, ; Review and Assessment, ; C25 66A 66D, 100A 100D ROM, Social Studies Skills Tutor CD-ROM - 1 -

2 b. Examine the exploration and colonization periods of the United States. c. Identify the causes and effects of the American Revolution and describe the sequence of events that led to American victory. d. Identify reasons for immigration to the United States. TECH: SE/ Crisis in the Colonies, ; The French and Indian War, ; Turmoil of Taxation, ; Connecting with Economics: The Economic Effects of the Stamp Act, 154; From Protest to Revolution, ; Skills for Life: Identifying Causes and Effects, 161; Review and Assessment, ; The American Revolution, ; Fighting Begins in the North, ; Skills for Life: Identifying Points of View, 172; The Colonies Declare Independence, ; Struggles in the Middle States, ; Fighting for Liberty on many Fronts, ; Connecting with Culture: Women in the Revolution, 190; Winning the War in the South, ; Review and Assessment, A 138D, 166A 166D SE/ Colonizing North America, 81 86; Building the Jamestown Colony, 87-91; Connecting with Government and Citizenship: The House of Burgesses, 92, C31; Seeking Religious Freedom, 93 97; Immigration, 398, 402, 415, 569,

3 e. Discuss the causes and effects of the Industrial Revolution. f. Identify the causes and effects of the Western movement. g. Explain how the expansion of slavery led to regional tension. SE/ The Industrial Revolution, ; Industry in the North, ; Urbanization, SE/ Review and Assessment, ; Americans Move Westward, ; Westward Expansion, ; Oregon Country, ; The Republic of Texas, ; Skills for Life: Determining Patterns and Distributions on Maps, 390; California and the Southwest, ; The Mexican War, ; Americans Rush West, ; Connecting with Economics, 403; Review and Assessment, , C37 300A 300D, 328A 328D, 378A 378D SE/ Slavery Divides the Nation, ; Slavery in the Territories, ; The Compromise of 1850, ; Connective with Culture: Uncle Tom's Cabin, 467; The Crisis Deepens, ; The Republican Party Emerges, ; Skills for Life: Identifying Bias, 477; A Nation Divides, , Review and Assessment, A 458D ROM, Social Studies Skills Tutor CD-ROM - 3 -

4 g. Explain how the expansion of slavery led to regional tension. h. Evaluate the impact of the Civil War and Reconstruction on the United States. i. Identify the causes and effects of the Civil War and describe the sequence of events that led to the Union victory. TECH: SE/ The War Ends/A Turning Point in American History, 510; A New President/Johnson's Plan, 519; Fourteenth Amendment, ; Fifteenth Amendment, 524; The Power of the Fifteenth Amendment, 525; The End of Reconstruction, SE/ A Nation Divides, ; The Conflict Takes Shape, ; No Easy Victory, ; A Promise of Freedom, ; Hardships of War, ; The War Ends, ; Review and Assessment, A-458D; 484A-484D j. Examine Reconstruction. SE/ Reconstruction and the Changing South, ; Early Steps to Reunion, ; C53, Radical Reconstruction, ; The South Under Reconstruction, ; The End of Reconstruction, ; Review and Assessment, A 514D ROM, Social Studies Skills Tutor CD-ROM - 4 -

5 j. Examine Reconstruction. TECH: 2. Analyze the development of the foundations of American democracy. (C, H) a. Using primary and secondary sources, compare and contrast the major documents that laid the foundation for democracy (e.g., Declaration of Independence, Articles of Confederation, the United States Constitution, etc.). b. Examine the development of rights and responsibilities established through historical documents (e.g., Magna Carta, Bill of Rights, etc.). c. Examine the role of the Founding Fathers (e.g., Washington, Adams, and Jefferson). SE/ The Declaration of Independence, and Constitution of the United States, SE/ Magna Carta, 90, 123, 124, 125, 213; Mayflower Compact, 94 95, 213; House of Burgesses, 92, 213; Ideas Behind the Constitution, ; Ratification and the Bill of Rights, ; Review and Assessment, ; Constitution of the United States, SE/ Turmoil Over Taxation, ; Political Parties Emerge/New Colonial Leaders, ; Samuel Adams profile, 156; From Protest to Revolution, ; Review and Assessment, ; The Colonies Declare Independence, , C60; Text of the Declaration of Independence, ; The Constitutional Convention, ; Ideas Behind the Constitution, ; Ratification and the Bill of Rights, ; Review and Assessment, ; Constitution of the United States,

6 d. Describe the formation and development of political parties. SE/ Political Parties Emerge, ; The Federalist Party Splits, 292; Review and Assessment, ; The Republican party Emerges, ; New Political Parties, 364, The Free-Soil Party, 462, 478, 509, 510, The Populists, A-358D; 458A-458D, 484A-484D 3. Evaluate the impact of the Civil War and Reconstruction on the United States. (C, H, G, E) a. Identify the causes and effects of the Civil War and the Reconstruction. b. Describe the sequence of events that led to the Union victory. SE/ Ch. 16: ; A Nation Divides, ; The Conflict Takes Shape, ; No Easy Victory, , C71; A Promise of Freedom, ; Hardships of War, ; The War Ends, ; Review and Assessment, ; Early Steps to Reunion, ; Radical Reconstruction, ; The South Under Reconstruction, ; The End of Reconstruction, ; Review and Assessment, A-458D, 484A-484D SE/ The Conflict Takes Shape, ; No Easy Victory, ; A Promise of Freedom, ; Hardships of the War, ; The War Ends, ; Review and Assessment, A-484D TECH: ExamView Test Bank CD-ROM - 6 -

7 b. Describe the sequence of events that led to the Union victory. TECH: Interactive Textbook CD-ROM, TeacherEXPRESS CD-ROM, Exploring Primary Sources CD-ROM, Social Studies Skills Tutor CD-, and The Video c. Examine the impact of Reconstruction. SE/ Early Steps to Reunion, ; Radical Reconstruction, ; The South Under Reconstruction, ; The End of Reconstruction, ; Review and Assessment, A 514D 4. Analyze spatial and ecological relationships between, people, places, and environments using social studies tools (e.g., timelines, maps, globes, primary and secondary resources, charts, political cartoons, graphs, a compass, technology, etc.). (C, H, G, E) a. Analyze and evaluate the patterns of migration and the consequences of human migration and territorial expansion within the United States (e.g., Native Americans, 49ers). b. Trace the exploration and expansion from the Old World to the New World. SE/ The New England Colonies, ; The Middle Colonies, ; The Southern Colonies, ; Westward Migration, , , , 403, ; Northwest Territory, 203, 205; Oregon Country, ; North and South, ; Geography Skills: Movement, 33, 37, 59, 62, 76, 82, 98, 111, 170, 182, 308, 323, 340, 386, 395, 400, 410, 491, 543 SE/ Exploration and Colonization, 66 67; An Era of Exploration, 68-72; Skills for Life: Sequencing, 73; Spain Builds an Empire, 74 80; Colonizing North America, 81 86; Building the Jamestown Colony,

8 b. Trace the exploration and expansion from the Old World to the New World. c. Trace the shift in United States society from agricultural/rural to industrial/urban. SE/ Seeking Religious Freedom, 93 97; Review and Assessment, 98 99; The Thirteen English Colonies, ; The New England Colonies, ; The Middle Colonies, ; The Southern Colonies, ; Review and Assessment, A 66D, 100A 100D SE/ The Industrial Revolution, ; Industry in the North, ; Urbanization, d. Measure distances on maps and globes. SE/ Thinking Geographically, 4 9; Skills for Life, 10, 390, C93 e. Interpret special purpose maps (e.g., historical, population, etc.). SE/ Skills for Life, 10, 390; Maps, 3, 8, 10, 12, 16, 33, 35, 37, 44, 51, 59, 67, 76, 77, 79, 82, 90, 101, 103, 111, 115, 139, 142, 144, 167, 170, 182, 188, 192, 199, 201, 203, 247, 277, 301, 308, 311, 317, 323, 329, 340, 349, 359, 363, 379, 381, 386, 390, 395, 400, 405, 407, 410, 433, 459, 469, 479, 485, 491, 495, 507, 509, 515, 531, 541, 543,

9 e. Interpret special purpose maps (e.g., historical, population, etc.). f. Analyze statistical information using social studies tools (e.g. charts or graphs on crop production, etc.). SE/ Charts and Graphs, 49, 79, 154, 203, 258, 271, 280, 297, 315, 327, 345, 410, 415, 420, 425, 464, 479, 483, 487, 531, 592, 603, 607, 663, 681, 683, 743, 748, 844, 889, 896, 899, 901 g. Analyze political cartoons. SE/ Political Cartoon, 21, 172, 197, 221, 267, 292, 318, 367, 436, 474, 528, 548, 572, 576, 597, 628, 633, 644, 655, 678, 683, 708, 719, 744, 760, 781, 815, 822, 839, Identify how the government established by the Constitution embodies the purposes, values, and principles of American democracy. (C, H) a. Explain how and why powers are distributed and shared between national and state governments in the federal system. SE/ Amendment 10, 239, State and Local Governments, ; Federalism, ,

10 b. Explain the essential fundamentals of American constitutional government. c. Recognize the importance of the rule of law for the protection of individual rights and the common good. d. Analyze the political values and principles of American democracy as expressed in basic documents (e.g., Declaration of Independence, United States Constitution, Bill of Rights). SE/ Goals and Principles of the Constitution, ; How the Federal Government Works, ; Changing the Constitution, ; State and Local Governments, ; Rights and Responsibilities of Citizenship, ; Review and Assessment, A 246D SE/ Magna Carta, 90, 123, 124, 125, 213; English Bill of Rights, 123; Ratification and the Bill of Rights, ; Government, Citizenship, and the Constitution ; Goals and Principles of the Constitution, ; How the Federal Government Works, ; Changing the Constitution, ; State and Local Governments, ; Rights and Responsibilities of Citizenship, ; Review and Assessment, SE/ Magna Carta, 90, 123, 124, 213; Mayflower Compact, 94 95, 213; "The Colonies Declare Independence, ; Text of the Declaration of Independence, ; Ideas Behind the Constitution, ; C116, Ratification and the Bill of Rights, ; Review and Assessment, ; Constitution of the United States,

11 6. Analyze the ideals, principles, and practices of citizens in a democratic society. (C) a. Assess the importance of certain traits of character in a democracy (e.g., civility, persistence, nationalism, integrity, courage, common good, loyalty, honesty, fairness, justice, equality, responsibility, freedom, diversity, compassion, authority, etc.). b. Evaluate the value and challenge of diversity in American life. c. Explain how political parties provide opportunities for citizens to participate in government. SE/ An American Profile, 13, 105, 152, 156, 189, 202, 208, 257, 266, 288, 322, 343, 382, 393, 414, 423, 440, 445, 489, 494, 527, 565, 591, 609, 631, 634, 672, 693, 701, 725, 753, 767, 787, 792, 811, 818, 850, 863, 895; Government, Citizenship, and the Constitution ; Goals and Principles of the Constitution, ; How the Federal Government Works, ; Changing the Constitution, ; State and Local Governments, ; Rights and Responsibilities of Citizenship, ; Review and Assessment, SE/ African Americans, , 259, 402, 416, 417, , 437, 440, , , 520, 528, 521, , 528; Chinese Immigrants, 398, 402; Mexican Americans, 397, 401; Native Americans, 36 41, 42 47, 63, 72, 83 86, 89, 97, 106, 107, 110, , 141, , 301, 317, 322, 372, 382, 383, 384, 401; Civil Rights ; Immigrants , SE/ Review and Assessment, ; Political Parties, 287, ,

12 d. Determine origins and resolutions of political conflict in the United States. SE/ Political Parties Emerge, ; A Republican Takes Office, ; Unity and Division, ; A New Era in Politics, ; A New Crisis, ; Slavery Divides the Nation, ; Reconstruction, Examine the interaction of individuals, families, communities (microeconomics), businesses, and governments (macroeconomics) and the potential costs and benefits to the United States economy. (G, E) a. Compare and contrast the economic factors that led to the development of America (e.g., exploration, colonization, immigration, sectionalism, industry in the North vs. agriculture in the South, tariffs, etc.). b. Recognize the economic factors that influenced the development of the federalist system (e.g., Hamilton s assumption of the national debt). SE/ An Era of Exploration, 68 72; Spain Builds an Empire, 74 80; Colonizing North America, 81 86; Building the Jamestown Colony, 87 92; Mercantilism, ; The New England Colonies, ; The Middle Colonies, ; The Southern Colonies, ; The Industrial Revolution, ; Industry in the North, ; Cotton Kingdom in the South, Companion Web Site SE/ Reducing the Nation s Debt, 280; Plans to Build the Economy, 281; The Whiskey Rebellion, 282 Companion Web Site

13 8. Describe the impact of technology on the development of the United States and its ecology. (H, E) a. Analyze the effect of inventions on the United States (e.g., cotton gin, mechanical reaper, Franklin stove, etc.). b. Examine the impact of the Industrial Revolution on the United States. c. Evaluate the importance of improvements in transportation and communication (e.g., steamboats, railroads, canals, telegraph, etc.). SE/ Cotton Gin, 419; Connecting with Science and Technology: Benjamin Franklin, 131; How a Textile Mill Worked, 336; The Telegraph, 412; Scientific Discoveries and Technological Innovations, 27, 131, , 335, , , 422, 426, 428, 492, 532, 585, Transparencies CD-ROM, Social Studies Skills Tutor CD- SE/ Industrialization, 288, , , 335, 411, , , , , 533, 544, 547 SE/ Improvements to Roads, ; Steam Transport, ; The Canal Boom, ; Communication and Transportation, 409, 412, , Highways, 338; Traveler s Reviews, 339 Reference:

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