SS.8.A.3.3 Recognize the contributions of the Founding Fathers (John Adams, Sam Adams, Benjamin Franklin, John Hancock, Alexander Hamilton, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, George Mason, George Washington) during American Revolutionary efforts.
SS.8.A.3.10 Examine the course and consequences of the Constitutional Convention (New Jersey Plan, Virginia Plan, Great Compromise, Three-Fifths Compromise, compromises regarding taxation and slave trade, Electoral College, state vs. federal power, empowering a president).
SS.8.A.3.16 Examine key events in Florida history as each impacts this era of American history.
SS.8.A.4 Demonstrate an understanding of the domestic and international causes, course, and consequences of westward expansion.
SS.8.A.4.1 Examine the causes, course, and consequences of United States westward expansion and its growing diplomatic assertiveness (War of 1812, Convention of 1818, Adams-Onis Treaty, Missouri Compromise, Monroe Doctrine, Trail of Tears, Texas annexation, Manifest Destiny, Oregon Territory, Mexican American War/Mexican Cession, California Gold Rush, Compromise of 1850, Kansas Nebraska Act, Gadsden Purchase).
SS.8.A.4.13 Explain the consequences of landmark Supreme Court decisions (McCulloch v. Maryland , Gibbons v. Odgen , Cherokee Nation v. Georgia , and Worcester v. Georgia ) significant to this era of American history.
SS.8.A.4.17 Examine key events and peoples in Florida history as each impacts this era of American history.
SS.8.A.4.18 Examine the experiences and perspectives of different ethnic, national, and religious groups in Florida, explaining their contributions to Florida's and America's society and culture during the Territorial Period.
SS.8.A.5 Examine the causes, course, and consequence of the Civil War and Reconstruction including its effects on American peoples.
SS.8.A.5.1 Explain the causes, course, and consequence of the Civil War (sectionalism, slavery, states' rights, balance of power in the Senate).
SS.8.A.5.7 Examine key events and peoples in Florida history as each impacts this era of American history.
SS.8.A.5.8 Explain and evaluate the policies, practices, and consequences of Reconstruction (presidential and congressional reconstruction, Johnson's impeachment, Civil Rights Act of 1866, the 13th, 14th, and 15th Amendments, opposition of Southern whites to Reconstruction, accomplishments and failures of Radical Reconstruction, presidential election of 1876, end of Reconstruction, rise of Jim Crow laws, rise of Ku Klux Klan).
SS.8.E.1 Understand the fundamental concepts relevant to the development of a market economy.
SS.8.E.1.1 Examine motivating economic factors that influenced the development of the United States economy over time including scarcity, supply and demand, opportunity costs, incentives, profits, and entrepreneurial aspects.
SS.8.FL.1.1: Explain that careers are based on working at jobs in the same occupation or profession for many years. Describe the different types of education and training required by various careers.
SS.8.FL.1.2: Identify the many decisions people must make over a lifetime about their education, jobs, and careers that affect their incomes and job opportunities.
SS.8.FL.1.3: Explain that getting more education and learning new job skills can increase a person's human capital and productivity.
SS.8.FL.1.4: Examine the fact that people with less education and fewer job skills tend to earn lower incomes than people with more education and greater job skills.
SS.8.FL.1.5: Examine the fact that investment in education and training generally has a positive rate of return in terms of the income that people earn over a lifetime, with some education or training having a higher rate of return than others.
SS.8.FL.1.6: Identify the opportunity costs that education, training, and development of job skills have in the terms of time, effort, and money.
SS.8.FL.1.8: Discuss the fact that some people receive income support from government because they have low incomes or qualify in other ways for government assistance.
SS.8.FL.2 Buying Goods and Services
SS.8.FL.2.1: Explain why when deciding what to buy, consumers may choose to gather information from a variety of sources. Describe how the quality and usefulness of information provided by sources can vary greatly from source to source. Explain that, while many sources provide valuable information, other sources provide information that is deliberately misleading.
SS.8.FL.2.5: Discuss the fact that people may revise their budget based on unplanned expenses and changes in income.
SS.8.FL.3.1: Explain that banks and other financial institutions loan funds received from depositors to borrowers and that part of the interest received from these loans is used to pay interest to depositors for the use of their money.
SS.8.FL.3.6: Identify the value of a person's savings in the future as determined by the amount saved and the interest rate. Explain why the earlier people begin to save, the more savings they will be able to accumulate, all other things equal, as a result of the power of compound interest.
SS.8.FL.3.7: Discuss the different reasons that people save money, including large purchases (such as higher education, autos, and homes), retirement, and unexpected events. Discuss how people's tastes and preferences influence their choice of how much to save and for what to save.
SS.8.FL.3.8: Explain that, to assure savers that their deposits are safe from bank failures, federal agencies guarantee depositors' savings in most commercial banks, savings banks, and savings associations up to a set limit.
SS.8.G.4.3 Use geographic terms and tools to explain cultural diffusion throughout the United States as it expanded its territory.
SS.8.G.4.4 Interpret databases, case studies, and maps to describe the role that regions play in influencing trade, migration patterns, and cultural/political interaction in the United States throughout time.