Grade 7 Social Studies Curriculum

Beginnings Through 1877

Unit 1 Beginnings of American History

  • Chapter 1 Roots of the American People
  • Chapter 2 Europe Looks Outward
  • Chapter 3 Colonies Take Root
  • Chapter 4 Life in the Colonies

Unit 2 Forming a New Nation

  • Chapter 5 The Road to Revolution
  • Chapter 6 The American Revolution
  • Chapter 7 Creating the Constitution and the Citizenship Handbook

Unit 3 The New Republic

  • Chapter 8 Launching a New Nation
  • Chapter 9 The Era of Thomas Jefferson
  • Chapter 10 A Changing Nation

Unit 4 The Nation Expands and Changes

  • Chapter 11 North and South Take Different Paths
  • Chapter 12 An Age of Reform
  • Chapter 13 Westward Expansion

Unit 5 Civil War and Reunion

  • Chapter 14 The Nation Divided
  • Chapter 15 The Civil War
  • Chapter 16 Reconstruction and the New South