Meets weekly for two hours.
Please refer to the homeschool course schedule for days and times
This course examines the major turning points in American history beginning with the events leading up to the American Revolution, the origins of our constitution, reform movements, Manifest Destiny, the Civil War and Reconstruction, the impact of the frontier, the changing nature of business and government, World War I, the Great Depression, World War II, the growth of the United States as a world power, the Cold War and the struggle to achieve class, ethnic, racial, and gender equality. The course extends to the modern-day. Contemporary world issues such as globalization, economic interdependence, terrorism, and world cultures will also factor into our analysis of international conflict and cooperation. The California state standards provide both the framework and pace of this class. The curriculum and academic expectations will be differentiated to accommodate unique learning styles.
This is an a-g course and fulfills the "f" requirement