American History B (8th Grade)

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This course is the second in a two-course sequence. American History B continues where American History A leaves off (1840-1890) and leads students to discover industrial growth in the north and agricultural changes in the south along with the new movements in America that included immigrants, women and abolitionists. Students will learn about the expanding west and the rush to find gold. They will investigate how slavery divided the North and the South and eventually contributed to the Civil War along with its casualties and long-term effects on the United States. Students explore the enormous job of Reconstruction and the rebuilding of the nation after the war. Finally, an Epilogue on Modern America will review major events in American History to the present day.

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