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1 Connecting Themes: 8th Grade Georgia Studies
Social Studies Themes: Conflict and Change Movement/Migration Distribution of Power Location Individuals, Groups, Institutions Production, Distribution, Consumption Rule of Law Technological Innovation Belief and Ideals-

2 Conflict & Change When there is conflict between or within societies, change is the result. EXAMPLES WAR CIVIL RIGHTS’ MOVEMENT

3 Technological Innovation
Technological innovations have consequences, both intended and unintended, for a society. EXAMPLES THE INVENTION OF THE CELL PHONE THE INVENTION OF THE COMPUTER

4 Rule of Law In a democracy, rule of law influences the behavior of citizens, establishes procedures for making policies, and limits the power of government. EXAMPLES STAND YOUR GROUND LAW JIM CROW LAWS

5 Individuals, Groups, Institutions
The actions of individuals, groups, and/or institutions affect society through intended and unintended consequences. EXAMPLES ROLES IN FAMILIES, BUSINESSES AND SCHOOLS HOW DOES YOUR RELIGIOUS BELIEFS, PEER PRESSURE AND LAWS AFFECT SOCIETY?

6 Location Location affects a society’s economy, culture, and development. EXAMPLES- ATLANTA, GEORGIA LATITUDE AND LONGITUDE

7 Distribution of Power Distribution of power in government is a product of existing documents and laws combined with contemporary values and beliefs. EXAMPLES PRESIDENT AND VICE PRESIDENT SENATORS AND CONGRESSMEN/WOMEN

8 Movement/Migration The movement or migration of people and ideas affects all societies involved. EXAMPLES- IMMIGRATION RELIGIONS 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 Ideals The beliefs and ideals of society influence the political, social, and economic decisions of that society. Examples- Theocratic Government in Iran Racism- affected how the south was run from 1700’s- 1960’s Nazi regime- affected the way Europe was run in the 1940’s.

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