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Liberty
Junior High School
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Mr. Havlin
7th Grade Communication Cycle and
8th Grade American History - Liberty Jr. High
jhavlin@nlsd122.org

Welcome to American History

Eighth grade Social Studies is a course in which American History will be studied.  We will be covering a large amount of material this year.  Each trimester will focus on a specific time period.  In the first trimester we will cover the Road to Civil War, the Civil War, Reconstruction and Westward Expansion.  Second trimester topics will include the Industrial Revolution, the Age of Imperialism, World War I, the Roaring 20s, the Great Depression, and World War II.  The focus of the third trimester will be the Korean War, the Cold War, the Civil Rights Movement, the Vietnam War, the 1970s, the 1980s, the 1990s and the 2000s.