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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 c. Describe how unresolved social, economic, and political issues impacted disenfranchised groups

Resource Links

http://www.vahistorical.org/sva2003/americans.htm
Essay about the Declaration of Independence and the American Revolution from the perspective of Virginia that includes sections on African Americans and women.
http://www.digitalhistory.uh.edu/database/article_display.cfm?HHID=274
How Revolutionary was the American Revolution?, by Digital History
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Resources for Objective 5.C.1.c:
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