Grade 8 - Social Studies
Middle School U.S. History B - Semester 2 (Credit: 0.50)In Middle School US History, Semester B, you’ll learn about major events that took place in American history. In the first unit, you’ll analyze the importance of the Louisiana Purchase, the War of 1812, industrialization, and the Monroe era. In the second unit, you’ll examine the Jacksonian era, the impact of westward expansion, the reform movements of the mid-1800s, and the abolitionist movement. In the third unit, you’ll learn about the Civil War. You’ll analyze the factors that led to the Civil War and the impact of the war on the United States. In the last unit, you’ll explore the Reconstruction period.