Syllabus for 8th grade Social Studies
Here are some things we will learn 2nd Qrt
Describe how these Philosophies and documents influenced the creation of the U.S. Constitution.
- Magna Carta
- English Bill of Rights
- Declaration of Independence
- Articles of Confederation
- Federalist Papers
- Bill of Rights
Understand the fallowing parts of the United States Government.
- Popular sovereignty
- Congressional and legislative districts
- Separation of Powers
- Checks and Balances
- The limits of State and Federal governments
Understand the three branches of government and their roles.
Compare the roles and relationships of different government levels and understand how elections work.
Describe how a bill becomes a law.
Describe the duties and responsibilities of citizens and their communities.