1 Connecting Themes: 8th Grade Georgia Studies Social Studies Themes:Conflict and ChangeMovement/MigrationDistribution of PowerLocationIndividuals, Groups, InstitutionsProduction, Distribution, ConsumptionRule of LawTechnological InnovationBelief and Ideals-
2 Conflict & ChangeWhen there is conflict between or within societies, change is the result.EXAMPLESWARCIVIL RIGHTS’ MOVEMENT
3 Technological Innovation Technological innovations have consequences, both intended and unintended, for a society.EXAMPLESTHE INVENTION OF THE CELL PHONETHE INVENTION OF THE COMPUTER
4 Rule of LawIn a democracy, rule of law influences the behavior of citizens, establishes procedures for making policies, and limits the power of government.EXAMPLESSTAND YOUR GROUND LAWJIM CROW LAWS
5 Individuals, Groups, Institutions The actions of individuals, groups, and/or institutions affect society through intended and unintended consequences.EXAMPLESROLES IN FAMILIES, BUSINESSES AND SCHOOLSHOW DOES YOUR RELIGIOUS BELIEFS, PEER PRESSURE AND LAWS AFFECT SOCIETY?
6 LocationLocation affects a society’s economy, culture, and development.EXAMPLES-ATLANTA, GEORGIALATITUDE AND LONGITUDE
7 Distribution of PowerDistribution of power in government is a product of existing documents and laws combined with contemporary values and beliefs.EXAMPLESPRESIDENT AND VICE PRESIDENTSENATORS AND CONGRESSMEN/WOMEN
8 Movement/MigrationThe movement or migration of people and ideas affects all societies involved.EXAMPLES-IMMIGRATIONRELIGIONS PRACTICED IN ASIA ARE NOW PRACTICED IN AMERICA
9 Production, Distribution, Consumption The production, distribution, and consumption of goods/services produced by the society are affected by the location, customs, beliefs, and laws of the society.
10 Beliefs and IdealsThe beliefs and ideals of society influence the political, social, and economic decisions of that society.Examples-Theocratic Government in IranRacism- affected how the south was run from 1700’s- 1960’sNazi regime- affected the way Europe was run in the 1940’s.