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          • Content Specification - SS.7.8.a.1:
            Students will examine regional economic differences as they relate to industrialization.
          • Content Specification - SS.7.8.b.1:
            Students will examine attempts at resolving conflicts over whether new territories would permit slavery, including the Missouri Compromise, the Compromise of 1850, and the Kansas-Nebraska Act.
          • Content Specification - SS.7.8.b.2:
            Students will examine growing sectional tensions including the decision in Dred Scott v. Sanford (1857) and the founding of the Republican Party.
          • Content Specification - SS.7.8.c.1:
            Students will examine both long- and short-term causes of the Civil War.
          • Content Specification - SS.7.8.c.2:
            Students will identify which states seceded to form the Confederate States of America and will explore the reasons presented for secession. Students will also identify the states that remained in the Union.
          • Content Specification - SS.7.8.c.3:
            Students will examine the role of New York State in the Civil War, including its contributions to the war effort and the controversy over the draft.
          • Content Specification - SS.7.8.d.1:
            Students will compare the advantages and disadvantages of the North and the South at the outset of the Civil War.
          • Content Specification - SS.7.8.d.2:
            Students will examine the goals and content of Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation.
          • Content Specification - SS.7.8.d.3:
            Students will examine how the use of various technologies affected the conduct and outcome of the Civil War.
          • Content Specification - SS.7.8.d.4:
            Students will examine the enlistment of freed slaves and how it helped to change the course of the Civil War.
          • Content Specification - SS.7.8.d.5:
            Students will examine the topography and geographic conditions at Gettysburg and Antietam, and analyze the military strategies employed by the North and the South at Gettysburg or Antietam.
          • Content Specification - SS.7.8.e.1:
            Students will examine the roles of women, civilians, and free African Americans during the Civil War.
          • Content Specification - SS.7.8.e.2:
            Students will examine the aftermath of the war in terms of destruction, impact on population, and economic capacity by comparing impacts of the war on New York State and Georgia.
          • Content Specification - SS.7.8.e.3:
            Students will explain how events of the Civil War led to the establishment of federal supremacy.
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