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Social Studies
 
  Grade Level:   8  
  EALR:   4. HISTORY The student understands and applies knowledge of historical thinking, chronology, eras, turning points, major ideas, individuals, and themes in local, Washington State, tribal, United States, and world history in order to evaluate how history shapes the present and future.  
  Component:   4.3 Understands that there are multiple perspectives and interpretations of historical events.  
  Grade Level Expectation:   4.3.1 Analyzes and interprets historical materials from a variety of perspectives in U.S. history (1776—1900).  
 
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  • Distinguishes between conflicting views of the reasons for Southern secession.
  • Examines artifacts documenting the various ways African Americans communicated on the Underground Railroad.
    Suggested Unit
  • U.S.—Civil War and Reconstruction (1850—1877)