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8th Grade American History

8th Grade American History - Full Year Course

Common Core Stardards beginning in 2013-2014 school year for 8th Grade United States History.

Kansas College Career Readiness Standards - Constitutional Age to International Expansion

Units Covered

  • Revolutionary America (1754-1787)
  • Establishing America (1787-1830s)
  • Regionalism and Expansion (1800s-1850s)
  • March to War (1850s-1861)
  • Toward a More Perfect Union (1861-1877)
  • The Rise of America (1870s-1900)


1. Choices have consequences.

2. Individuals have rights and responsibilities.

3. Societies are shaped by beliefs, idea, and diversity.

4. Societies experience continuity and change over time.

5. Relationships between people, place, idea, and environments are dynamic.