This course may function as an independent semester credit or as the first half of a yearlong United States History sequence. In this course, students will explore the history of the United States from the earliest times through the end of Reconstruction. Students will investigate 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, the Civil War and Reconstruction.
United States History: Origins
Monday, June 12 – Friday, August 4, 2023
Upper or Honors