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"THE ULTIMATE MEASURE OF MAN IS NOT WHERE HE STANDS IN MOMENTS OF COMFORT AND CONVENIENCE, BUT WHERE HE STANDS AT TIMES OF CHALLENGE AND CONTROVERSY" (Martin Luther King Jr.)

 

                                                              U.S.          HISTORY

 MRS.  MCLENDON

ROOM  D-114

nmclendon@burlesonisd.net

  

                                                                                  

 

                                                                                                                            

 

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

 

This course deals with the study of the United States since Reconstruction to the present.  Historical content focuses on the political, economic, and social events and issues related to Industrialization and Urbanization, reform movements, major wars, domestic and foreign policies, Activism, and the Modern Era.

 

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COURSE OUTLINE (Dates are approximate):

August 24-October 2: Bridge to the Twentieth Century

(Changes on the Western Frontier, A New Industrial Age, Immigrants and Urbanization, Life at the Turn of the Twentieth Century)


October 5-November 6: Modern America Emerges

(The Progressive Era, America Claims an Empire, The First World War)


November 9-December 11: The 1920s and The Great Depression

(Politics of the Roaring Twenties, Roaring Life of the 1920s,

The Great Depression Begins, The New Deal)


December 14-18: Review and Exams


January 5-February 11: World War II and its Aftermath

(World War Looms, The US in World War II, Cold War Conflicts, The Post War Boom)


February 16-March 11: Living with Great Turmoil

(The New Frontier & The Great Society, Civil Rights,

The Vietnam War Years, An Era of Social Change)


March 21-April 22: Passage to a New Century

(An Age of Limits, The Conservative Tide, The US in Today’s World,

Issues for the Twenty First Century)


April 25-May 6: EOC Review and Testing

May 9-20: Inquiry Project

May 23-June 1: Review and Exams

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THE CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES
 
"We hold these Truths to be self-evident, that all Men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness, that to secure these Rights, Governments are instituted among Men, deriving their just Powers from the Consent of the Governed..".

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