Grade 8 - Social Studies

Middle School U.S. History A - Semester 1 (Credit: 0.50)

In Middle School US History, Semester A, you’ll learn about major events that took place in American history. In the first unit, you’ll evaluate historical data to develop your historical thinking skills. In the second unit, you’ll learn about the major events and developments of colonial America. In the third unit, you’ll analyze the causes and effects of the American Revolution. In the last unit, you’ll explore developments in the new nation, including the creation of the US Constitution, the Federalists and Anti-Federalists, the administrations of George Washington and John Adams, and the importance of the election of 1800.