Grade 8 Social Studies Curriculum

Civil War to Present

Unit 5 Civil War and Reunion (Review)

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

Unit 6 An Age of Industry

  • Chapter 17 The West Transformed
  • Chapter 18 Industry and Urban Growth
  • Chapter 19 Political Reform and the Progressive Era

Unit 7 A New Role in the World

  • Chapter 20 The United States Looks Overseas
  • Chapter 21 World War I
  • Chapter 22 The Roaring Twenties

Unit 8 Depression and War

  • Chapter 23 The Great Depression and the New Deal
  • Chapter 24 The World War II Era
  • Chapter 25 The United States in the Cold War

Unit 9 Moving Toward the Future

  • Chapter 26 The Civil Rights Era
  • Chapter 27 The Vietnam Era
  • Chapter 28 New Directions for a Nation
  • Chapter 29 Challenges for a New Century