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Falling Creek Middle School

Chesterfield County Public Schools

Social Studies

Sixth-Grade US History to 1865:This course will chronicle the history of the United States starting before the first Europeans arrived in the Americas and continuing through the end of Reconstruction. Individuals and groups that contributed to the unique evolution of the United States will be studied. The history of our country and government will be presented from its foundations in democratic ideals to its survival of the crucible of the Civil War. While focusing on political and economic history, this course will include a study of the early American culture.

Seventh-Grade US History 1865 to Present:This course will chronicle the history of the United States from the end of Reconstruction through the present. Individuals and groups that contributed to the unique evolution of the United States will be studied. Having survived the Civil War, the United States grew and changed into a modern world power. While focusing on political and economic history, this course will include a study of the American culture. United States History explores our nation’s past to show students how our political, economic, and cultural institutions have been shaped by events. The course also provides insight into our past leaders’ actions and their legacies so that future citizens and leaders can make educated and informed decisions.

Grade eighth Civics and Economics:This course will discuss the basic foundations and structure of American government. Students will explore the basic rights and responsibilities involved in citizenship and gather an understanding of how the United States economy functions. Only by understanding how the system works can a citizen truly work within the system. A basic understanding of government structure, due process, and economics, is essential for citizens to succeed in the United States.

Historia de los Estados Unidos de 6to grado hasta 1865: Este curso narrará la historia de los Estados Unidos comenzando antes de que los primeros europeos llegaran a las Américas y continuando hasta el final de la Reconstrucción. Se estudiarán individuos y grupos que contribuyeron a la evolución única de los Estados Unidos. La historia de nuestro país y gobierno se presentará desde sus fundamentos en ideales democráticos hasta su supervivencia del crisol de la Guerra Civil. Si bien se centra en la historia política y económica, este curso incluirá un estudio de la cultura estadounidense temprana.

a: Este curso discutirá los fundamentos básicos y la estructura del gobierno estadounidense. Los estudiantes explorarán los derechos y responsabilidades básicos involucrados en la ciudadanía y comprenderán cómo funciona la economía de los Estados Unidos. Solo al comprender cómo funciona el sistema, un ciudadano puede realmente trabajar dentro del sistema. Una comprensión básica de la estructura del gobierno, el debido proceso y la economía es esencial para que los ciudadanos tengan éxito en los Estados Unidos.