Mr. Hehn

  Schedule:
1st - Mod. World History,Early World History
2nd - American History
3rd - Planning
4th - American History
5th - American History
6th - American History
7th - Mod. World History, Early World History

American History - American History is a two semester course needed for graduation and is required for all juniors. The class is a general survey course of American History covering the period from the end of the Civil War to the end of the Cold War. It is intended to expose the various factors which have shaped the unique American Perspective on world events, instill a sense of tradition and heritage identify the repeatability of history, and to help the student understand why attitudes and policies evolve with the changing role of the United States in world affairs. Instruction is based on lecture/discussion, simulations, group and individual projects, and map activities.  Students are evaluated on tests, projects, and participation. 

Early World History - An elective one semester survey course covering Western Civilization from earliest civilizations to the 15th Century. It is intended to expose students to the rich cultural traditions of western civilization, provide a comparison of world philosophies, recognize the stages in the evolution of western civilization, and to identify the relationship between history and current events. Instruction is based on lecture and discussion, simulations, group and individual projects, and map activities. Students are evaluated on participation, simulations, research, and tests.

Modern World History -  An elective one semester survey covering Western Civilization from the 15th Century to the beginning of World War II. It is intended to evaluate the role of nationalism in the evolution of regional conflicts, identify the stages in the transition from monarchy to republic, analyze the positive and negative aspects of Imperialism, understand the relationship between the Industrial Revolution and Socialism, and to evaluate the economic and cultural differences which produced the conflicts of the 20th century.  Instruction is based on lecture and discussion, simulations, group and individual projects, and map activities. Students are evaluated on participation simulations, research, and tests.


I grew up on a farm/ranch in Southwest North Dakota. I served 2 years in the US Army, and worked as a gunsmith for four years. I taught 2 years in Zap, ND, 2 years in Hosmer, SD, 11 years in New Underwood, SD, and 17 in Norton, KS. My favorite sports teams are the Saskatchewan Roughriders and NDSU Bison.