In this course, students will explore the figures, processes, and events that contributed to the development of the United States of America. Students will analyze primary and secondary documents, develop historical arguments, and make connections. Topics covered include Native societies of the Americas, European exploration and colonization, colonial America, the revolution and early federal period, slavery and freedom, Westward expansion, the Civil War and Reconstruction, industrialization and democracy, the world wars and American empire, the Civil Rights movement, the Cold War and contemporary American society.
United States History Acceleration
Monday, June 12 – Friday, August 4, 2023
Upper or Honors