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Describe Georgia’s geography and climate.
SS8CG1 Describe the foundations of Georgia’s government.
Analyze the role of the legislative branch in Georgia.
Analyze the role of the executive branch in Georgia state government.
Analyze the role of the judicial branch in Georgia state government.
Explain how the Georgia court system treats juvenile offenders.
Analyze the role of local governments in the state of Georgia.
Explain how the four transportation systems (road, air, water, and rail) of Georgia contribute to the development and growth of the state’s economy.
Evaluate the influence of Georgia-based businesses on the State’s economic growth and development.
Explain the principles of effective personal money management.
Evaluate the impact of European exploration and settlement on American Indians in Georgia.
Analyze the colonial period of Georgia’s history.
Analyze the role of Georgia in the American Revolutionary Era.
Explain significant factors that affected westward expansion in Georgia between 1789 and 1840.
Analyze the impact of the Civil War on Georgia.
Analyze the impact of Reconstruction on Georgia.
Evaluate key political, social, and economic changes that occurred in Georgia during the New South Era.
Analyze Georgia’s participation in important events that occurred from World War I through the Great Depression.
Describe the role of Georgia in WWII.
Evaluate key post-World War II developments in Georgia.
Evaluate the role of Georgia in the modern civil rights movement.
Explain the importance of developments in Georgia since the late 20th century.