SOCIAL STUDIES - GRADE 8
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PERSONAL GROWTH, AND SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY.
Grade 8 Social Studies - Topics of Study:
The Reconstruction Era- Growth in the West - Industrialization and Urban Growth -
The Progressive Era - Imperialism - WWI - The United States through Depression and WWII -
The Cold War - The Civil Rights Era - Vietnam to Present
Mr. "Dutch" Van Kirk and Ms. Hayes
Mr. Van Kirk is the famous United States Army Air Force navigator of the Enola Gay
Ms. Hayes and Mr. F. Anthony Keating,Civilian Aide to the Secretary of the Army.
(in attendance at dinner in Mr. Keating's honor at Fort Drum, New York)
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