American History A (8th Grade)

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This course is the first in a two-course sequence, and it follows events and trends in U.S. history from the arrival of European explorers through the establishment of a new republic and an expanding nation (beginnings to 1840). You will learn about the earliest Native Americans, Europeans, Africans, Mexicans and others who reshaped life in the Western Hemisphere. You will study who lived in what is known today as the United States; compare the relationship of Native Americans with European explorers and settlers; and examine life in the English Colonies. You will also study the conflict with Great Britain; the establishment of the United States of America, first under the Articles of Confederation, then under the United States Constitution; and look at the challenges that faced an expanding nation.

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