Course Code: 20230/20220 
Course Level:  Advanced/Academic 
Credits:      5.0 
Grade Level: 9 - 10
Prerequisite:       None 
Description:  The US History I program explores the study of American History from its European background to 1900. Both a thematic and chronological approach is utilized, with emphasis placed on the political, economic, cultural and social changes that took place in our history. Students utilize a variety of primary and secondary sources to develop writing, reading, thinking and research skills necessary in both advanced education and effective citizenship. Academic students are provided more assistance in their reading and study skills to assure understanding of the material.