Students will continue the story of America from a Christian world-view beginning with the Reconstruction era, and continuing through the Middle East/Desert Storm Era. Using primary sources, discussion, and research, the students will analyze historical themes, compare and contrast historical events and learn to think critically about the past. Through papers, presentations and other hands on activities, the importance of our American history will be impressed on the students to prepare them for their next courses and education. This course is fast-paced, participation-enriched, and focused on understanding the historical happenings and their impact to then and now.
Textbook: Essential U.S. History, Paul M. Roberts & Paula A. Franklin – Amsco School Publications, Inc. (978-1-56765-643-5)
US History and Government: Reading and Documents, Margaret C. Moran – Amsco School Publications, Inc. (978-1-56765-655-8)
Supplies: 3-ring binder, blue or black ink pens, and highlighter