American History

American History



American History is designed to help students understand and interpret the history of the United States. The course will begin by examining the rise of modern America due to the effects of industrialization. This course will deal with the vast scope of complex issues that have shaped America throughout its history. Some of the topics that will be examined are the Progressive Era, American Imperialism, World War I, the Great Depression, World War II and continuing with the Holocaust and move through time to the Cold War, the Civil Rights Movement, the Vietnam War, the Post-Vietnam Era, ending with the present. Students will learn about these prominent national events as well as historical milestones around the world. Students will use Internet projects in this course to enhance their learning experiences. Prerequisites: None