SST-08.US_e2.03

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8th Grade (SST) Social Studies
United States History Era 2: Growth and Division in the Union (1814-1877)

SST-08.US_e2.03 Explain the relationship of events focusing on the link(s) between cause and effect.


Benchmarks

  • SST-08.US_e2.03.1 Analyze the impacts of social, religious, and/or cultural movements.
  • SST-08.US_e2.03.2 Compare and contrast how the causes of the sectional divide within the United States impacted federal policy.
  • SST-08.US_e2.03.3 Explain how westward expansion affected the social, economic, and political landscape of the United States.
  • SST-08.US_e2.03.4 Explain the changing Native American federal policy and the impact on tribal sovereignty.
  • SST-08.US_e2.03.5 Explain the social, economic, and political causes and effects of the Civil War.
  • SST-08.US_e2.03.6 Explain the social, economic, and political effects of Reconstruction.

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