United States History. This one year sophomore requirement studies American history from its colonial times in the 1600's to modern times with an emphasis on the political, economic and social development which are most important to an understanding of the United States today.
The goal of this course is for United States History students to gain a deep understanding of our country's history, from its roots as a colony to present day. Through tracing the development of the many political, economic and cultural ideas students will have a greater understanding of what our nation was founded on and how that applies to them today. Students will actively investigate history through primary and secondary sources. This United States History class is taught thematically, rather than chronologically, this approach allows students to study not only the breadth of history, but also the depth of history throughout the decades.
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The thematic organizations of the United States followed for the school year :
Immigration & Migration
Agenda 9/13: Immigration & Migration Big Ideas
Immigration & Migration Big Ideas
War & Peace
Presidential Leadership & Legacies
The Economy : Boom & Bust
Equal RightsAmerican Life & Culture
One year - Required. Meets UC and CSU/a-g criteria
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