Historical Understandings

  • SS8H1

    Evaluate the impact of European exploration and settlement on American Indians in Georgia.

  • SS8H2

    Analyze the colonial period of Georgia’s history.

  • SS8H3

    Analyze the role of Georgia in the American Revolutionary Era.

  • SS8H4

    Explain significant factors that affected westward expansion in Georgia between 1789 and 1840.

  • SS8H5

    Analyze the impact of the Civil War on Georgia.

  • SS8H6

    Analyze the impact of Reconstruction on Georgia.

  • SS8H7

    Evaluate key political, social, and economic changes that occurred in Georgia during the New South Era.

  • SS8H8

    Analyze Georgia’s participation in important events that occurred from World War I through the Great Depression.

  • SS8H9

    Describe the role of Georgia in WWII.

  • SS8H10

    Evaluate key post-World War II developments in Georgia.

  • SS8H11

    Evaluate the role of Georgia in the modern civil rights movement.

  • SS8H12

    Explain the importance of development in Georgia since the late 20th century.

Geographic Understandings

  • SS8G1

    Describe Georgia’s geography and climate.

Government / Civic Understandings

Economic Understandings

  • SS8E1

    Explain how the four transportation systems (road, air, water, and rail) of Georgia contribute to the development and growth of the state’s economy.

  • SS8E2

    Evaluate the influence of Georgia-based businesses on the state’s economic growth and development.

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