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Social Studies

In Social Studies, students in Missouri public schools will acquire a solid foundation which includes knowledge of:

1. principles expressed in the documents shaping constitutional democracy in the United States

2. continuity and change in the history of Missouri, the United States and the world

3. principles and processes of governance systems

4. economic concepts (including productivity and the market system) and principles (including the laws of supply and demand)

5. the major elements of geographical study and analysis (such as location, place, movement, regions) and their relationships to changes in society and environment

6. relationships of the individual and groups to institutions and cultural traditions

7. the use of tools of social science inquiry (such as surveys, statistics, maps, documents)


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