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Using the State Curriculum: Social Studies, Grade 8

Political Science | Peoples of the Nation and World | Geography | Economics | History | Social Studies Skills and Processes

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Standard 5.0 History

Topic C. Conflict between Ideas and Institutions

Indicator 1. Examine and explain the role of religious, social and political institutions in America at the end of the American Revolution

Objective a. Analyze the political effects of the American Revolution on American society and culture

Resource Links

http://www.pbs.org/ktca/liberty/index.html
This is a good website that includes other resources as well as lesson plans for teachers to use for a unit on “Liberty! The American Revolution.”
http://www.loc.gov/exhibits/religion/
Religion and the Founding of the American Republic Library of Congress collection and resource guide devoted to examination of the role of religion in the American Revolution and the early Republic
http://www.loc.gov/exhibits/us.capitol/s0.html
Temple of Liberty: Building the Capitol for the New Nation, by the Library of Congress
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Resources for Objective 5.C.1.a:
Clarifications | Lesson Seeds | Sample Assessments | RESOURCE LINKS