Social Studies Worksheets and Study Guides Eighth Grade. Civil Rights

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Arizona's College and Career Ready Standards

AZ.SS08-S1. American History
SS08-S1C1. Research Skills for History: Historical research is a process in which students examine topics or questions related to historical studies and/or current issues. By using primary and secondary sources effectively students obtain accurate and relevant information.
SS08-S1C1-04. Formulate questions that can be answered by historical study and research.
SS08-S1C1-05. Describe the difference between a primary source document and a secondary source document and the relationships between them.
SS08-S1C1-06. Determine the credibility and bias of primary and secondary sources
SS08-S1C1-07. Analyze cause and effect relationships between and among individuals and/or historical events.
SS08-S1C1-08. Analyze two points of view on the same historical event.
SS08-S1C8. Great Depression and World War II 1929 - 1945: Domestic and world events, economic issues, and political conflicts redefined the role of government in the lives of U.S. citizens.
SS08-S1C8-07. Analyze the following individuals' significance to World War II: a) Franklin D. Roosevelt; b) Dwight Eisenhower; c) George Patton; d) Douglas MacArthur; e) Harry Truman; f) Eleanor Roosevelt.
SS08-S1C9. Postwar United States 1945 - 1970s: Postwar tensions led to social change in the U.S. and to a heightened focus on foreign policy.
SS08-S1C9-06. Describe the importance of the following civil rights issues and events: a) Jim Crow Laws; b) nonviolent protests; c) desegregation; d) Civil Rights Act of 1964; e) Voting Rights Act of 1965.
AZ.SS08-S3. Civics/Government
SS08-S3C3. Functions of Government: Laws and policies are developed to govern, protect, and promote the well-being of the people.
SS08-S3C3-09. Describe the impact that the following Acts had on increasing the rights of groups and individuals: a) Civil Rights Act of 1964; b) Voting Rights Act of 1965; c) Indian Rights Act of 1968; d) Americans with Disabilities Act.
SS08-S3C4. Rights, Responsibilities, and Roles of Citizenship: The rights, responsibilities and practices of United States citizenship are founded in the Constitution and the nation's history.
SS08-S3C4-05. Describe the impact that the following had on rights for individuals and groups: a) Jim Crow Laws - literacy test, poll taxes, Grandfather Clause; b) Civil Rights Movement (i.e., Martin Luther King, Jr., Rosa Parks); c) desegregation - military, schools, transportation, sports; d) United Farm Workers (i.e., Cesar Chavez); e) National Organization for Women (NOW) - Equal Rights Amendment (ERA).
AZ.RH.6-8. Reading Standards for Literacy in History/Social Studies
Craft and Structure
RH.6-8.4. Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including vocabulary specific to domains related to history/social studies.
RH.6-8.5. Describe how a text presents information (e.g., sequentially, comparatively, causally).
Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity
RH.6-8.10. By the end of grade 8, read and comprehend history/social studies texts in the grades 6-8 text complexity band independently and proficiently.

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