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  • Unit 15 RA Questions Be sure to complete the RA question in Moodle over Unit 15 before class on Thursday, May 23rd.  Either log into Moodle and scroll down to Unit 15 RA Questions ...
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  • Schedule for May 20-24, 2013 Be sure to look at the updated schedule for Unit 15: The 1990s-Present.
    Posted May 19, 2013, 6:55 PM by Ben Steele
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    Posted May 2, 2013, 1:20 PM by Ben Steele
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Course Description: United States History (1877 to Present).  The content of this course will provide you with an effective tool for learning about the United States; past and present.  The material covered will be based on both past and present information and occurrences.  You will be expected to be informed on current events in the U.S. and abroad.  The textbook that will be used is The Americans:  Reconstruction to the 21st Century.

Course of Study

1. Foundations of Democracy 

2. Industrialization/ Gilded Age

3. Progressivism 

4. Foreign Policy 1865-WW I 

5. Roaring Twenties 

6. Great Depression & New Deal 

7. Foreign Policy WWI - WWII 

8. Truman/Eisenhower (Cold War) 

9. JFK/LBJ/Nixon (Cold War)  

10. CRM/Youth Rebellion/Vietnam Protest/Women’s Liberation.

Learning Targets
Big Ideas- Main themes students need to comprehend by the end of the year.

  • The present is influenced by the past. (History Standard)
  • People create different forms of government for various reasons.(Government Standard)
  • Scarcity of resources requires people and governments to make choices. (Economics Standard)
  • The role of citizens varies depending on the form of government. (Citizenship Rights and Responsibilities Standard)
  • Culture shapes the way we see the world, ourselves, and others. (People and Societies Standard)
  • Where people live influences how people live. (Geography Standard)
  • Conclusions can be drawn and shared by gathering and evaluating information. (Skills and Methods Standard)


Class Schedule Snippet

  • Final Exam Review Week: 5/28-30/2013 USH Final Exam lessons in USH Tuesday. - May 28, 2013 USH Day 1: Exam Review - (Unit: USH Final Exam) Lesson Overview Information: Day 1:  Go over Unit 14: The 1980s Test Review focus on Theme One: Causes and Effects of WWII and Theme Two: The Cold War Homework: HW: Study for the Exam Wednesday. - May 29, 2013 USH Day 2: Exam Review - (Unit: USH Final Exam) Lesson Overview Information: Day 2:  Review focus for today includes Theme Three: Civil Disobedience, Theme Four: Industrialization and the Growth of Suburbs, and Theme Five: Civil Rights Groups and Legislation Homework: HW: Study for the Exam Thursday. - May 30, 2013 USH Day 3: Exam Review - (Unit: USH Final Exam) Lesson Overview Information: Day 3 ...
    Posted May 24, 2013, 9:29 AM by Ben Steele
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