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Settlement and Development
- 8.1 Demonstrate an understanding of the development of South Carolina during the settlement and colonization of North America in the period of 1500–1756.
- 8.1.CO Compare the three British North American colonial regions economically, politically, socially, and in regard to labor development.
- 8.1.CE Analyze the factors that contributed to the development of South Carolina’s economic system and the subsequent impacts on different populations within the colony.
- 8.1.P Summarize major events in the development of South Carolina which impacted the economic, political, and social structure of the colony.
- 8.1.CX Contextualize the development of South Carolina’s political institutions during the colonization of British North America.
- 8.1.CC Analyze the changes and continuities of the Native Americans’ experiences prior to and as a result of settlement and colonization.
- 8.1.E Utilize a variety of primary and secondary sources to examine multiple perspectives and influences of the economic, political, and social effects of South Carolina’s settlement and colonization on the development of various forms of government across the colonies.
Revolution and Identity
- 8.2 Demonstrate an understanding of how South Carolinians and Americans created a revolutionary form of government during the period of 1757–1815.
- 8.2.CO Compare the motives and demographics of loyalists and patriots within South Carolina and the colonies.
- 8.2.CE Explain the economic, political, and social factors surrounding the American Revolution.
- 8.2.P Analyze significant founding principles that led to the development of federalism in South Carolina and the United States.
- 8.2.CX Contextualize the roles of various groups of South Carolinians as the colonies moved toward becoming an independent nation.
- 8.2.CC Analyze the continuities and changes of how different groups immigrated to and migrated within South Carolina.
- 8.2.E Utilize a variety of primary and secondary sources to analyze multiple perspectives on the development of democracy in South Carolina and the United States.
Compromises and Conflict
- 8.3 Demonstrate an understanding of conflict and compromise in South Carolina, the Southern region, and the United States as a result of sectionalism between the period 1816–1865.
- 8.3.CO Compare the debates between South Carolina and the federal government regarding slavery, federalism, and the Constitution.
- 8.3.CE Examine consequences of the major Civil War military strategies.
- 8.3.P Analyze the Civil War Amendments (i.e., 13th, 14th, and 15th) as a turning point in the economic, political, and social structures of South Carolina.
- 8.3.CX Evaluate the economic significance of agriculture on South Carolina, the U.S., and the world.
- 8.3.CC Analyze debates and efforts to recognize the natural rights of marginalized groups during the period of expansion and sectionalism.
- 8.3.E Utilize a variety of primary and secondary sources to analyze multiple perspectives on the effects of the Civil War within South Carolina and the United States.
At a Crossroads
- 8.4 Demonstrate an understanding of South Carolina’s role in and response to the dynamic economic, political, and social developments in the United States and around the world during the period 1862–1929.
- 8.4.CO Compare perspectives toward reform that emerged during the Progressive Era.
- 8.4.CE Explain the causes and effects of World War I on South Carolina and the United States.
- 8.4.P Summarize the economic changes that emerged in South Carolina and the U.S.
- 8.4.CX Evaluate South Carolinians’ struggle to create an understanding of their post-Civil War position within the state, the country, and the world.
- 8.4.CC Analyze continuities and change in the African American experience in the period of Reconstruction and Jim Crow eras within South Carolina.
- 8.4.E Utilize a variety of primary and secondary sources to analyze multiple perspectives of the challenges and changes within South Carolina and the nation that allowed the U.S. to emerge as a global power during the time period 1862–1929.
- 8.5 Demonstrate an understanding of the impact of world events on South Carolina and the United States from 1929 to present.
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