Standards for Social Studies

Students will be able to.....
*differentiate key European explorers, and how their voyages led to the establishment of the colonies
*describe the political, religious, social and economic events and conditions that led to the colonization of America
*understand the issues and events that led to the American Revolution, and how these events affected the move toward independence from Britain
*comprehend the principles of the new democratic government established by the Constitution, and the importance of the Bill of Rights
*explain why government is needed, and how it is maintained with the system of checks and balances
* evaluate laws, how they are created, and how they limit and protect our government and our people
*describe complex societies that existed in North America before 1500

Contact: Jen Voxland