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8th Grade U.S. History Lesson Plans

Feature Unit: Colonial America-Life in a New Land 1587-1763
Units This Year Will Include:

  • Colonial America-Life in a New Land 1587-1763
  • American Independence-Restiessness to Rebellion 1763-1783
  • Writing the Constitution-Creating a More Perfect Union 1783-1791
  • Early Republic-Addressing Challenges 1789-1828
  • Age of Jackson- Democracy Expands 1820s-1830s 
  • Westward Expansion- From Sea to Shinning Sea 1780s-1850s
  • Industrialization and Reform-Innovation Brings Change 1800s-1850s
  • Sectionalism- Growing Division 1820’s-1850’s 
  • Civil War-The Engangered Union 1860-1865
  • Reconstruction-Rebuilding the Union 1865-1877