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41001-41002 U.S. History

Grades: 9 | Score: Non-Weighted | Credit: 2 | Year | Required

This course is a survey of American History from Reconstruction to the 21st Century.  It will begin with a brief review of Civil War topics and follow with seven major units of study:


  • Unit 1 – American Beginnings to 1877

  • Unit 2 – Bridge to the 20th Century (1877-1900)

  • Unit 3 – Modern America Emerges (1890-1920)

  • Unit 4 – The 1920’s and The Great Depression (1919-1940)

  • Unit 5 – World War II and Its Aftermath (1931-1960)

  • Unit 6 – Living with Great Turmoil (1954-1975)

  • Unit 7 – Passage to a New Century (1968-present)


The course will emphasize both individual and group work strategies.  Major requirements of this course will include tests, quizzes, textbook reading, note taking, projects, self-study assignments, and critical thinking activities.


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