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    Unit 1

    13 Colonies
    1607-1763
    Approximately 20 days in class

    COLONIZATION

    In this unit, you will identify and explain why the 13 English colonies were established and what role they played to build the foundation for representative government in the United States of America. 

    This unit includes a journal, weekly online assignments, pop quiz, and a test.
    See Assignment Calendar for details.



    Unit 2

    American Revolution
    1764-1783
    Approximately 20 days in class

    AMERICAN REVOLUTION

     In this unit, you will identify and explain the causes that led to the American Revolution, explain the effects of the Revolutionary War, and explain how it led to the creation of the United States of America.

    This unit includes a journal, weekly online assignments, pop quiz, and a test.
    See Assignment Calendar for details.
     


     Unit 3

    Constitution & Bill of Rights
    1784-1788
    Approximately 20 days in class

    FORMING A NEW GOVERNMENT
      In this unit, you will explain why our first government did not work and what we did about it. You must also explain the compromises of the Constitution and how the Constitution governs the U.S.

    This unit includes a journal, weekly online assignments, pop quiz, project, and a test.
    See Assignment Calendar for details. 
      


     
     Unit 4

    Early Republic
    1789-1827
    Approximately 20 days in class

    EARLY REPUBLIC
     In this unit, you will explain the events of our first five presidents, explain the effects of the Industrial Revolution, and explain the causes & effects of the War of 1812.

    This unit includes a journal, weekly online assignments, pop quiz, and a test.
    See Assignment Calendar for details.
     


    Unit 5 
     
    Westward Expansion
    1828-1850
    Approximately 20 days in class

    WESTWARD EXPANSION
     In this unit, you will explain the importance of Andrew Jackson's presidency, the idea of Manifest Destiny, and the significance of the reform movements of the 1800s.

    This unit includes a journal, weekly online assignments, pop quiz, and a test.
    See Assignment Calendar for details.
     
     


     Unit 6

    Civil War & Reconstruction
    1851-1877
    Approximately 30 days in class

    CIVIL WAR & RECONSTRUCTION
     In this unit, you will explain the causes leading to the Civil War, the major events during the war, and the effects of the war. You will also explain the period of Reconstruction.

    This unit includes a journal, weekly online assignments, pop quiz, and a test.
    See Assignment Calendar for details.
     


     
     STAAR Review

    Approximately 10 days

    STAAR Social Studies Exam 
    May 14, 2020

    STAAR
     This unit includes a journal, online practice STAAR, and STAAR Exam.

    See Assignment Calendar for details.
     


     
     Project and Final Exam
    Approximately 10 days

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