Mississippi College & Career Readiness Standards
SEVENTH GRADE COMPACTED: US HISTORY FROM EXPLORATION TO RECONSTRUCTION/CIVICS AND THE WORLD
CIVICS, ECONOMICS, CIVIL RIGHTS, GEOGRAPHY, AND HISTORY
7C.5. Describe the characteristics and causes of human population changes and migration. (Strands: Geography, History, Economics)
7C.5.1. Distinguish between the spatial patterns of human population in terms of distribution and density.
7C.5.2. Explain how physical and human factors impact the migration and population characteristics of a place.
7C.5.3. Trace major migration patterns in the U.S. and the world and the push/pull factors that drive them.
7C.6. Differentiate major aspects of the development of the United States from Exploration to 1754. (Strands: Civics, Civil Rights, Geography, History, Economics)
7C.6.4. Examine the diversity that emerged with the establishment of colonial America.
7C.6.5. Contrast how the English Bill of Rights, The Mayflower Compact, and The Virginia House of Burgesses led to the English Colonial idea of self-government. Describe the social structures that formed in the various colonies.
7C.8. Identify and evaluate the people, places, and documents that caused the founding of the nation and relate their significance to the development of the American constitutional republic. (Strands: Civics, History)
7C.8.2. Analyze the weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation that led to a call for a new constitution.