In Social Studies this year we will be studying: 

Immigration and citizenship focusing on push and pull factors for Minnesota residents (Ch.20) 

The branches of the government and how they function on many levels 

Early Minnesotans including the local Ojibwe and Dakota tribes 

Minnesota's Flour, Lumber, and Iron industries 

The Minnesota fur trade and how the land changed over time 

The US Dakota War and the effects it had on life here in Minnesota 

World War I