History 8

This course is an in-depth study of United States history from the colonial period to the beginning of the twentieth century. Students will investigate the people, concepts, and events leading to the foundation of the United States and its constitutional form of government. The class also examines slavery, westward expansion, sectionalism, industrialization, urbanization, and the impact and contribution of immigrants. Our text is The American Journey, Glencoe/McGraw-Hill and The National Geographic Society.

 

COURSE OBJECTIVES

Critical Thinking Skills

Writing, Speaking, and Study Skills