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United States History

Classroom: US History Classroom I

Classroom dates:
Credit hours:
1
Course fees:
$200.00
Documents required:

Students wishing to earn high school credit in the subject area must submit a copy of their High School or Junior High school transcripts; otherwise, open enrollment.

Teachers:
Admin Admin, Hellen Soriano, Johanna Turnbull
Organized by:
AIU High School
Description:

The content of this course includes, but is not limited to, the review of U.S. History prior to 1880, Significant events and grinds in the development of United States culture and institutions, impact of expansion on the United States, origin of United States, documents, ideas, and characteristics, Political, social, and economic conflicts and resolutions, and contemporary domestic and foreign issues that affect the United States.

Course objectives:
Including, but not limited to:
 
1.  Compare and contrast Dutch, English, French, and Spanish colonization in North America.
2.  Identify territory acquired from 1821 through 180 and locate each area on a map.
3.  Discuss the factors which led to the final settlement of the West.
4.  Explain the effects of geography on the settlement, migration, and growth patterns of the United States.
5.  Review the period of European exploration.
6. Descrie the reasons for American succes in the Revolutionary War.
7.  Summarize the political conditions following the American Revolution which led to the Constitutional Convention.
8.  Analyze the causes and effects of the Great Depression.
9.  Identify the factors which led to the decision by the United States to use the atomic bomb on Japan.
10.  Describe the role of the United State in majo world crises since World War II.
11.  Understand the interaction of science, society, and technology in American historical development.
12.  Summarize political conditiona following the American Revolution which led to the Constitutional Convention.
13.  Discuss issues which led to increasing sectionalism and the Civil War.
14.  Identify the reasons the United States entered World War I and World War II.
15.  Assess the impact of political assassinations and civil unrest in teh 190s on the American public.
16. Explain how American citizens can participate in political and economic processes and decision-making.
17. Discuss the major causes of the Great Depression.
18.  Categorize New Deal programs as relief measures, recovery measures, or reform measures and evaluate their effectiveness.
19.  Describe the characteristics of selected immigrant groups and the conditions they faced upon arrival in the United States.
20.  Describe the effects of westward expansion on the culture of Native Americans.
 
Program:

 

FROM: DIGITAL HISTORY ONLINE TEXBOOK (Ethnic Voices, Native Americans Parts I-III)

After completing this lesson you will be able to desmonstrate understanding of the early historical development of the United States.

LecciónLesson 1: The First Americans

FROM: DIGITAL HISTORY ONLINE TEXBOOK (Texbook, The American Revolution, Antislavery)

LecciónLesson 2: key Events in Early American History

FROM: DIGITAL HISTORY ONLINE TEXBOOK (Textbook, The Critical Period: America in the 1780's, The First New Nation, Jeffersonian Republicanism)

LecciónLesson 3: The United States After the Revolution

FROM: US HISTORY TEXTBOOK, In the Course of Human Events (Pg. 241-293)

LecciónLesson 4: Politics Reform and Conflict

FROM: US HISTORY TEXTBOOK, In the Course of Human Events (Pg. 297-311)

LecciónLesson 5: The North and The South

FROM: US HISTORY TEXTBOOK, In the Course of Human Events (Pg. 335-359)

LecciónLesson 6: Time of Crisis

FROM: US HISTORY TEXTBOOK, In the Course of Human Events (Pg. 363-413)

LecciónLesson 7.1-7.4: The Nation at War

LecciónLesson 7.5-7.7: Reconstruction

FROM: US HISTORY TEXTBOOK, In the Course of Human Events (Pg. 429-455)

LecciónLesson 8: The Nation Transformed

FROM: US HISTORY TEXTBOOK, In the Course of Human Events (Pg. 551-631)

LecciónLesson 9: The Progressive Era

FROM: US HISTORY TEXTBOOK, In the Course of Human Events (Pg. 647-656)

LecciónLesson 10: America in the Twenties

FROM: US HISTORY TEXTBOOK, In the Course of Human Events (Pg. 677-692)

LecciónLesson 11: The Great Crash and the Depression

FROM: US HISTORY TEXTBOOK, In the Course of Human Events (Pg. 711-725)

LecciónLesson 12: Franklin D. Roosevelt and the New Deal

LecciónLesson 13: The Second World War

FROM: US HISTORY TEXTBOOK, In the Course of Human Events (Pg. 771-797)

LecciónLesson 14: The Cold War

FROM: US HISTORY TEXTBOOK, In the Course of Human Events (Pg. 804-823)

LecciónLesson 15: The Eisenhower Era

FROM: US HISTORY TEXTBOOK, In the Course of Human Events (Pg. 865-915)

Lecciónlesson 16.1-16.3: John F. Kennedy and Lyndon Johnson (Part I)

LecciónLesson 16.4-16.8: John F. Kennedy and Lyndon Johnson (Part II)

FROM: US HISTORY TEXTBOOK, In the Course of Human Events (Pg. 957-981)

LecciónLesson 17: The Nixon Years

FROM: US HISTORY TEXTBOOK, In the Course of Human Events (Pg. 1011-1027)

LecciónLesson 18:The Reagan Era

FROM: US HISTORY TEXTBOOK, In the Course of Human Events (Pg. 1047-1073)

LecciónLesson 19: The Bush and Cllinton Administration

FROM: US HISTORY TEXTBOOK, In the Course of Human Events (Pg. 1077-1096)

LecciónLesson 20: America in the Twenty-First Century

 

Course target:

 

  •  Gather information from the library and internet

 

 
  • Take notes, analyze research materials, plan, organize.

  •  Identify social, political, and cultural changes in America through the Civil War Era

  •  Use geography to interpret history

 

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