7th Grade Arkansas History

This class introduces students to the history of the state of Arkansas, specifically major historical figures, the process of achieving statehood and the evolution of the state over time. The study of this class will prepare students for 8th Grade American History by placing Arkansas in the greater context of the history of the nation. Topics covered include early-indigenous settlers, the first European explorers, the path to statehood, Antebellum politics, the Civil War and Reconstruction, the Jim Crow Era and the founding of the University of Arkansas.