U.S. History - Semester 1

This US History course promotes the examination, analysis, and evaluation of important events in the history of the United States of America. In Semester A, you will examine events that shaped the birth, growth, and expansion of the nation from the late 1700s through the mid-1900s. These events are told through multiple diverse perspectives and include a focus on primary and secondary sources. Throughout the course, you will use inquiry skills to examine, ask questions, and analyze the impacts of historical events and actions, and will discuss the outcomes of them with your peers. You will also form opinions about historical events and support your opinions with information from your reading. Not only will you learn about history, but you will also learn critical thinking and analytical skills through Clarifying Big Ideas lessons in order to gain a deeper understanding of history.

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