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Grade 8 Social Studies - NC EOG Released Form

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Grade 8
Social Studies
North Carolina Standard Course of Study

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Grade 8
Social Studies
North Carolina Standard Course of Study

8.H.2.1
8.H.3.1
8.E.1.2
8.E.1.1
8.C&G.1.1
8.C.1.1
8.C&G.2.2
8.G.1.3
8.H.2.3
8.C.1.3
8.H.2.2

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  • Q1
    Based on the excerpt, which statement explains an effect of passage of the Sedition Act?
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    Public criticism of government was prohibited.
    The First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution was protected.
    The president gained new powers to deport foreigners.
    It became more difficult for new immigrants to vote.
    60s
    8.H.2.1
  • Q2
    How did the U.S. government respond to conflicts over slavery before the Civil War?
    by granting all residents of a state citizenship
    by granting the right to vote to all citizens
    by protecting privacy rights and preventing illegal searches
    by passing a series of compromises to appease citizens
    60s
    8.H.2.1
  • Q3
    How did the Great Migration affect American society?
    The African-American population increased in southern coastal cities.
    The South promoted progressive laws and economic opportunities.
    African-American people created a new urban culture in the North.
    Racism and prejudice were less prevalent across the United States.
    60s
    8.H.3.1
  • Q4
    What does the chart indicate about unemployment and economic stability in North Carolina, compared to the United States, from January 2007 to October 2011?
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    Unemployment rates steadily increased in North Carolina and steadily decreased in the United States, while state and national economies were unstable.
    Unemployment rates were the same in both North Carolina and the United States, while state and national economies were stable.
    Unemployment rates were higher in North Carolina than in the United States, while state and national economies were unstable.
    Unemployment rates decreased more quickly in North Carolina than in the United States, while state and national economies were stable.
    60s
    8.E.1.2
  • Q5
    Which obstacle did many North Carolinians believe prevented economic growth in North Carolina during these years?
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    The North Carolina government imported cotton and other goods from neighboring states.
    The cotton of North Carolina was of lower quality than the cotton of other southern states.
    Government leaders failed to support investment in infrastructure like roads and railroads.
    The soil in North Carolina was inadequate for the farming of high-profit crops like cotton.
    60s
    8.E.1.1
  • Q6
    Which democratic ideal summarizes this excerpt from North Carolina's original constitution?
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    popular sovereignty
    separation of powers
    federalism
    rule of law
    60s
    8.C&G.1.1
  • Q7
    Which democratic ideal is represented in this excerpt?
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    trial by jury of peers
    separation of powers
    limited government
    popular sovereignty
    60s
    8.C&G.1.1
  • Q8
    Based on the excerpt, how did the values and beliefs of American settlers affect the lives of the Nez Perce?
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    The Nez Perce and other residents of the land accepted the policies of peace with American settlers.
    American settlers advocated sharing resources and established a long-lasting communal relationship between all cultures.
    American settlers believed in the private ownership of land and resources and took property from the American Indians.
    The Nez Perce and other settlers made enduring treaties to share the land with American settlers.
    60s
    8.C.1.1
  • Q9
    According to the excerpt, how did supporters of women's suffrage campaign for change?
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    They appealed only to wealthy women for financial and political support.
    They created pamphlets to bring awareness to women's voting rights.
    They relied on female representatives in the legislature to promote the issue.
    They waited for the United States to pass the Nineteenth Amendment.
    60s
    8.C&G.2.2
  • Q10
    Based on the excerpt, how did the harsh environmental conditions affect the Jamestown Colonists?
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    The harsh weather convinced the settlers to return to their homeland.
    The harsh weather decreased the quality of life for the settlers by making it difficult to obtain enough food.
    The harsh weather brought American Indians to help the Colonists.
    The harsh weather both reduced and destroyed the tobacco crops.
    60s
    8.G.1.3
  • Q11
    How did conflicts that developed from weaknesses in the Articles of Confederation affect the political development of the United States?
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    They increased the power of the state governments.
    They accelerated the possible development of a monarchy.
    They required the creation of a stronger national government.
    They prevented the government from developing a republic.
    60s
    8.H.2.1
  • Q12
    How did migration to the Western Territory help to develop the United States?
    Westward migration encouraged civil rights legislation for slaves.
    Westward migration helped American Indians preserve their cultural identity.
    Westward migration created densely populated urban and suburban areas.
    Westward migration expanded industry and the national economy.
    60s
    8.H.3.1
  • Q13
    According to Armstrong's letter, what was the primary debate occurring among the citizens of North Carolina in 1861?
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    whether to start a draft or not
    whether to abolish slavery or not
    whether to secede from the Union or not
    whether to create a new flag or not
    60s
    8.H.2.3
  • Q14
    In 1830, the U.S. government forced American Indians to leave their homes in the Southeast for new territory in the West. How did this forced migration, called the "Trail of Tears," affect the development of the United States?
    At the expense of American Indians, more territory became available for white settlement.
    Trade increased between American Indians and the United States.
    There was a lasting peace between American Indians and the United States.
    Land disputes between the U.S. government and American Indians were resolved.
    60s
    8.H.3.1
  • Q15
    Which democratic ideal does Adams promote?
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    popular sovereignty
    separation of powers
    equality under the law
    private property rights
    60s
    8.C&G.1.1

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