Grade 11 - Social Sciences

U.S. History I (Credit: 0.50)

History I is the story of America written in the rich history of the accomplishments of its people. America represents a multitude of cultures that collectively form a unified nation that has prospered for over two hundred years. This course is designed to bring the history of America to life by connecting the events of the past to today's world. U.S. History I is a first semester course that begins with an overview of European exploration of the New World. The birth of America and the framework of the Constitution propel the course forward through the politics, settlements, and growth of a nation. This course continues through the end of World War I in the early 1900s. Students will examine history by using the themes of culture, economics, geography, global connections, government, science and technology, and sociology and anthropology.