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    Mr. DiDonna

    Social Studies – Civics Overview

    Curriculum:  1754 – Present

     

    • The Revolutionary Period
    • Stamp Act - Taxes
    • Boston Tea Party
    • Paul Revere’s Midnight Ride and other events
    • The War for Independence 1775-1783
    • The Declaration of Independence – “Life-Liberty-Pursuit of Happiness”
    • Articles of Confederation 1781-1789
    • The United States Constitution – “The Rule of Law”
    • The Bill of Rights
    • The Three Branches of Government
    • Political Systems and Economic Systems
    • Citizenship and Civic Responsibility
    • Field Trips to: Boston, Nov. *, 2017 and Philadelphia, April *, 2018

     



    Social Studies Grading Rubric:

     

    • Tests                           20%
    • Projects                      20%
    • Classwork                  15%
    • Presentations           15%
    • Homework                10%
    • Participation             10%
    • Quizzes                       10%

     

     

    True or False:

    George Washington was the first president of the United States?

    Paul Revere said, “The British are Coming” on April 18, 1775?

    The Declaration of Independence was ratified (approved) on July 4, 1775?

    Whomever receives the majority of votes wins the presidency of the U.S.?