7th Grade Social Studies

Welcome to 7th Grade Social Studies! Seventh grade Social Studies will focus on the a historical time period of American history from the beginning of the earliest Americans to the Civil War. This course will explore how our country was formed as well as provide students with the opportunity to examine historical articles and current events. In addition, students will analyze primary sources and gain an understanding of how to obtain and interpret information from the sources. In Social Studies, students are learning how the Commercial Revolution brought economic changes to Europe, altering the lives of Europeans and those they came in contact with. They will learn about the Renaissance, Christopher Columbus and his plan to reach Asia, as well as how other European nations began competing to find an all-water trade route to Asia.