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Social studies is the study of social science and humanities with an emphasis on civics. The focus of social studies is on the human element of history, not merely the dates and events of history. For grade school and high school, the human focus makes social studies more engaging and interactive. For example, in 8th grade, my social studies class was asked to examine the cost and effect of President Truman's decision to drop the atomic bomb on Japan. My classmates and myself were not evaluating the historical information about the bomb but instead treated the decision as if we were all Pre ... More