Grade 8 - Social Studies

MS:American History: The Beginings (Credit: 0.50)

As students move through this course, they learn about the roots of the American people, their cultural backgrounds, and their European heritage. They also learn how Europeans established their rule in America and about the beginnings of the colonial system. Finally, the students learn about life in colonial America, including interaction with Native Americans, trade, slavery, conflict, and the spread of new ideas.