This course examines the history of the United States from 1877 to the present day. From challenges to its national security to expanding rights and roles to its citizens, the events of the past have shaped the country to where it is today.
Expectations & Goals
Understanding how these events came to pass and their meaning for us today. The concepts of historical thinking will continue to build and be pushed as we analyze primary and secondary sources from multiple perspectives to draw conclusions.
Textbook (provided and will remain in the classroom), pen/pencil, notebook, folder, laptop, headphones. Any extra materials needed will be communicated ahead of time.
The Americans: Reconstruction to the 21st Century, Holt McDougal
All topics covered in this course will be taken from the Ohio Learning Standards for American History. For any questions on State of Ohio Standards please see education.ohio.gov.
Students will be prepared throughout the year to take the US History End of Course Exam which is required for graduation.