8-1 Essential Notes 14-15.doc - Grade 8 South Carolina One of the United States SC SS Standard 8-1 Essentials Notes Standard 8-1 The student will

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Grade 8: South Carolina: One of the United States SC SS Standard 8-1 Essentials Notes Standard 8-1: The student will demonstrate an understanding of the settlement of South Carolina and the United States by Native Americans, Europeans, and Africans. Enduring Understanding: The human mosaic of the South Carolina colony was composed of indigenous, immigrant, and enslaved populations. To understand how these differing backgrounds melded into an entirely new and different culture, the student will utilize the knowledge and skills set forth in the following indicators: Indicators 8-1.1 Summarize the collective and individual aspects of the Native American culture of the Eastern Woodlands tribal group, including the Catawba, Cherokee, and Yemassee. 8-1.2 Compare the motives, activities, and accomplishments of the exploration of South Carolina and North America by the Spanish, French, and English. 8-1.3 Summarize the history of English settlement in New England, the mid-Atlantic region, and the South, with an emphasis on South Carolina as an example of a distinctly southern colony. 8-1.4 Explain the significance of enslaved and free Africans in the developing culture and economy of the South and South Carolina, including the growth of the slave trade and resulting population imbalance between African and European settlers; African contributions to agricultural development; and resistance to slavery, including the Stono Rebellion and subsequent laws to control slaves. 8-1.5 Explain how South Carolinians used their natural, human, and political resources uniquely to gain economic prosperity, including settlement by and trade with the people of Barbados, rice and indigo planting, and the practice of mercantilism. 8-1.6 Compare the development of representative government in South Carolina to representative government in the other colonial regions, including the proprietary regime, the period of royal government, and South Carolina’s Regulator Movement. Additional Reading: Call to Freedom : The Earliest American pp. 2-24 New Empires in the Americas pp. 26-47 The English Colonies pp. 60-85 Life in the English Colonies pp. 88-113 Conflicts in the Colonies pp. 122-132 SC Textbook : Two World’s Meet pp. 2-31 Colonial SC pp. 32-59 8-1.1 Native Americans 1
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Indicator 8-1.1: Summarize the collective (shared) and individual aspects of the Native American culture of the Eastern Woodlands tribal group, including the Catawba, Cherokee, and Yemassee. 8-1.1 Focus Question: What was life like in South Carolina prior to the arrival of the Europeans? 8-1.1 Key Points: Native Americans were living in America long before the arrival of the Europeans. There were similarities and differences among Native American nations and tribes. The geography of the Eastern Woodlands helped shape the culture of Natives in the area.
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