U.S. History II

U.S. History II Course Objective:

The course is designed to cover important events that have shaped the United States from 1900 to the present. You will be viewing and interpreting periods in U.S. History from various perspectives including historical, geographical, political, economic and cultural. Together, these perspectives can help you to understand how the past has led to our present and to appreciate your role in shaping our future.

U.S. II Syllabus Rivera.pdf

U.S. History II Course Topics:

  • Unit 1 - End of the Civil War - August
  • Unit 2 - Reconstruction/Westward Expansion - September
  • Unit 3 - Progressive and Imperial Eras - October
  • Unit 4 - World War I and the Roaring '20s - November
  • Unit 5 - Great Depression - December
  • Unit 6 - World War II - January
  • Unit 7- 1950s and the Start of the Cold War - February
  • Unit 8 - Containing Communism and the Cold War - March
  • Unit 9 - Gaining Rights - April
  • Unit 10 - Modern America - May
  • Unit 11 - 7th Grade Project - June