Due to the closing of school, students will have learning at a distance to do. This site will house the assignments and links that students will use. In the "Files and Documents" tab on the left is where our covered curriculum and leftover curriculum is located. Also located in this tab are the files and links for our current unit, Westward Expansion is located. If you have any questions feel free to email me at Cuffeyjl@Pwcs.edu 



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Our Current Units' SOL Standards

The student will apply social science skills to understand westward expansion and reform in America from 1801 to 1861 by

a)   Describing territorial expansion and how it affected the political map of the United States, with emphasis on the Louisiana Purchase, the Lewis and Clark expedition, and the acquisitions of Florida, Texas, Oregon, and California;

STANDARD USI.8b

b)Explaining how geographic and economic factors influenced the westward movement of settlers;

STANDARD USI.8c

c)Explaining the impact of westward expansion on American Indians;
STANDARD USI.8D

d)Describing the impact of inventions, including the cotton gin, the reaper, the steamboat, and the steam locomotive, on life in America;

STANDARD USI.8e

e)Explaining the main ideas of the abolitionist and women’s suffrage movements.