Mississippi College & Career Readiness Standards
EIGHTH GRADE: US HISTORY: EXPLORATION TO 1877
CIVICS, ECONOMICS, CIVIL RIGHTS, GEOGRAPHY, AND HISTORY
8.2. Evaluate the key people, factors and events which led to the American Revolution and establishment of United States government. (Strands: Civics, Civil Rights, Geography, History, Economics)
8.2.1. Explain colonists’ roles in the French and Indian War.
8.2.2. Recognize and trace the major reasons for English taxes after the French and Indian War and colonial responses from 1763-1774 (Proclamation of 1763, Sugar Act, Stamp Act, Townshend Acts, Boston Massacre, Tea Act, Boston Tea Party, Intolerable Acts, etc.).