Welcome to fourth grade Social Studies!!! Our focus this year is on our great state of Ohio. We will begin the year learning map skills and about our state symbols. We will learn about the first humans to live in our area and the Ancient and Historic Indian tribes that lived here. We will move onto the French and Indian War and then the American Revolution. We will analyze our nations documents such as the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution and the Bill of Rights. Following the American Revolution, we will learn how Ohio became a state. We will learn about our economy and many famous inventors from Ohio. Finally, we will conclude our year learning about the Underground Railroad and Ohio's influence during the Civil War.