PYMATUNING VALLEY 8th Grade U.S. History

U.S. History: Beginnings to Reconstruction (1500s-1877)

1st 9 weeks:    The First Global Age/ English colonies/ French and Indian War

2nd 9 weeks: Colonization/ A New Nation and Its Constitution/ American Revolution

3rd 9 weeks: Westward Expansion/ Pre Civil War

4th 9 weeks: Civil War/ Reconstruction



Write a one page, Times New Roman font 12, double spaced, paper to complete the following assignment. 

Attach a Word document and email to by April 20th 2012. Please put your name

in the subject line. Be sure to include a reference of the websites used.


Compare one of the following political activists to a political activist today:

Frederick Douglass

Harriet Tubman

John Brown

Harriet Beecher Stowe