8.1.CC Analyze the changes and continuities of the Native Americans' experiences prior to and as a result of settlement and colonization.
8.1.E Utilize a variety of primary and secondary sources to examine multiple perspectives and influences of the economic, political, and social effects of South Carolina's settlement and colonization on the development of various forms of government across the colonies.
8.2 Demonstrate an understanding of how South Carolinians and Americans created a revolutionary form of government during the period of 1757– 1815.
8.2.CO Compare the motives and demographics of loyalists and patriots within South Carolina and the colonies.
8.3.E Utilize a variety of primary and secondary sources to analyze multiple perspectives on the effects of the Civil War within South Carolina and the United States.
8.4 Demonstrate an understanding of South Carolina's role in and response to the dynamic economic, political, and social developments in the United States and around the world during the period 1862–1929.
8.4.CO Compare perspectives toward reform that emerged during the Progressive Era.
8.4.E Utilize a variety of primary and secondary sources to analyze multiple perspectives of the challenges and changes within South Carolina and the nation that allowed the U.S. to emerge as a global power during the time period 1862–1929.
8.5 Demonstrate an understanding of the impact of world events on South Carolina and the United States from 1929 to present.
8.5.CO Compare South Carolina and U.S. wartime contributions and demobilization after World War II.
8.5.CE Analyze the factors contributing to the shifts in the political party platforms between 1946–1972.
8.5.P Analyze the transformation of South Carolina's economy from the Great Depression to its current economic diversification.
8.5.CX Analyze the correlation between the Modern Civil Rights Movement in South Carolina and the U.S.
8.5.CC Analyze the continuities and changes in South Carolina's identity resulting from the civic participation of different individuals and groups of South Carolinians.
8.5.E Utilize a variety of primary and secondary sources to analyze multiple perspectives on the cultural changes in South Carolina and the U.S.