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SS.8.A.1.1
Provide supporting details for an answer from text, interview for oral history, check validity of information from research/text, and identify strong vs. weak arguments.
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Date Adopted/Revised: 02/14

Belongs to: Use research and inquiry skills to analyze...

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Students should be encouraged to utilize FINDS (Focus, Investigage, Note, Develop, Score), Florida's research process model accessible at:  http://www.fldoe.org/bii/Library_Media/pdf/12TotalFINDS.pdf.

SS.8.A.1.2

Analyze charts, graphs, maps, photographs and timelines; analyze political cartoons; determine cause and effect.


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Date Adopted/Revised: 02/14

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SS.8.A.1.3

Analyze current events relevant to American History topics through a variety of electronic and print media resources.


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Date Adopted/Revised: 02/14

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Examples may include, but are not limited to,  articles, editorials, journals, periodicals, reports, websites, videos, and podcasts.

SS.8.A.1.4

Differentiate fact from opinion, utilize appropriate historical research and fiction/nonfiction support materials.


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Date Adopted/Revised: 02/14

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SS.8.A.1.5
Identify, within both primary and secondary sources, the author, audience, format, and purpose of significant historical documents.
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Date Adopted/Revised: 02/14

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Examples of primary and secondary sources may be found on various websites such as the site for The Kinsey Collection.

SS.8.A.1.6

Compare interpretations of key events and issues throughout American History.


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Date Adopted/Revised: 02/14

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Examples may include, but are not limited to, historiography.

SS.8.A.1.7

View historic events through the eyes of those who were there as shown in their art, writings, music, and artifacts.


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Date Adopted/Revised: 02/14

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SS.8.A.2.1

Compare the relationships among the British, French, Spanish, and Dutch in their struggle for colonization of North America.


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Date Adopted/Revised: 02/14

Belongs to: Examine the causes, course, and consequences...

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This benchmark implies a study of the ways that economic, political, cultural, and religious competition between these Atlantic powers shaped early colonial America.

SS.8.A.2.2

Compare the characteristics of the New England, Middle, and Southern colonies.


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Date Adopted/Revised: 02/14

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Examples may include, but are not limited to, colonial governments, geographic influences, occupations, religion, education, settlement patterns, and social patterns.

SS.8.A.2.3
Differentiate economic systems of New England, Middle and Southern colonies including indentured servants and slaves as labor sources.
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Date Adopted/Revised: 02/14

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Examples may include, but are not limited to, subsistence farming, cash crop farming, and maritime industries.

SS.8.A.2.4

Identify the impact of key colonial figures on the economic, political, and social development of the colonies.


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Date Adopted/Revised: 02/14

Belongs to: Examine the causes, course, and consequences...

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Examples may include, but are not limited to, John Smith, William Penn, Roger Williams, Anne Hutchinson, John Winthrop, Jonathan Edwards, William Bradford, Nathaniel Bacon, John Peter Zenger, and Lord Calvert.

SS.8.A.2.5

Discuss the impact of colonial settlement on Native American populations.


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Date Adopted/Revised: 02/14

Belongs to: Examine the causes, course, and consequences...

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Examples may include, but are not limited to, war, disease, loss of land, westward displacement of tribes causing increased conflict between tribes, and dependence on trade for Western goods, including guns.

SS.8.A.2.6

Examine the causes, course, and consequences of the French and Indian War.


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Date Adopted/Revised: 02/14

Belongs to: Examine the causes, course, and consequences...

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Examples may include, but are not limited to, ongoing conflict between France and England, territorial disputes, trade competition, Ft. Duquesne, Ft. Quebec, Treaty of Paris, heavy British debt.

SS.8.A.2.7
Describe the contributions of key groups (Africans, Native Americans, women, and children) to the society and culture of colonial America.
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Date Adopted/Revised: 02/14

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SS.8.A.3.1

Explain the consequences of the French and Indian War in British policies for the American colonies from 1763 - 1774.


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Date Adopted/Revised: 02/14

Belongs to: Demonstrate an understanding of the causes,...

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Examples may include, but are not limited to, Proclamation of 1763, Sugar Act, Quartering Act, Stamp Act, Declaratory Act, Townshend Acts, Tea Act, Quebec Act, and Coercive Acts. 

SS.8.A.3.10
Examine the course and consequences of the Constitutional Convention (New Jersey Plan, Virginia Plan, Great Compromise, Three-Fifths Compromise, compromises regarding taxation and slave trade, Electoral College, state vs. federal power, empowering a president).
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Date Adopted/Revised: 02/14

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SS.8.A.3.11
Analyze support and opposition (Federalists, Federalist Papers, AntiFederalists, Bill of Rights) to ratification of the U.S. Constitution.
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Date Adopted/Revised: 02/14

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SS.8.A.3.12

Examine the influences of George Washington's presidency in the formation of the new nation.


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Date Adopted/Revised: 02/14

Belongs to: Demonstrate an understanding of the causes,...

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Examples may include, but are not limited to, personal motivations, military experience, political influence, establishing Washington, D.C. as the nation's capital, rise of the party system, setting of precedents (e.g., the Cabinet), Farewell Address.

SS.8.A.3.13

Explain major domestic and international economic, military, political, and socio-cultural events of John Adams's presidency.


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Date Adopted/Revised: 02/14

Belongs to: Demonstrate an understanding of the causes,...

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Examples may include, but aren ot limited to, XYZ Affairs, Alien and Sedition Acts, Land Act of 1800, the quasi-war, the Midnight Judges.

SS.8.A.3.14
Explain major domestic and international economic, military, political, and socio-cultural events of Thomas Jefferson's presidency.
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Date Adopted/Revised: 02/14

Belongs to: Demonstrate an understanding of the causes,...

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Examples may include, but are not limited to, Election of 1800, birth of political parties, Marbury v. Madison, judicial review, Jefferson's First Inaugural Address, Judiciary Act of 1801, Louisiana Purchase, Barbary War, Lewis and Clark Expedition, Hamilton and Burr conflict/duel, Embargo of 1807.

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