Grade 11 - History and Geography

American History (Credit: 1.00)

Help your students develop a deep sense of pride and understanding as they follow the history of America from settlement through the battle for independence, and from industrialization through its impact on the world today as a global power. As a part of a complete learning management system, American history is a self-directed course infused with technology-based lessons, tools, and exercises to enrich learning for students and streamline instruction and administrative tasks for teachers. Like all Ignitia courses, Bible verses (KJV) and biblical references support the development of a Christian worldview and encourage practical Christian living.

Your students will follow in the footsteps of America's earliest explorers as they go back in time to discover the roots of this nation, chronicle its development, and examine the events that marked turning points in its becoming a global power. Lessons include instruction on the foundation of the Republic, its relationship with England, the Continental Congress, the slave trade, regional lifestyles across the country, the Depression of the thirties, industrialization, the Vietnam conflict, and America today. The course units include text-based lessons, on and off-computer exercises, special projects, learning games, quizzes, and tests that appeal to today's digital generation and help teachers to evaluate progress and mastery of the materials. Ignitia American History enriches the educational experience for Christian school students and sparks a passion for learning.

Throughout the course, students will explore the following topics:
  • Foundations of the American Republic
  • The Constitutional Government
  • National Expansion
  • A Nation Divided
  • At Home and Abroad
  • Peace and Global Conflict
  • A Nation at War
  • Contemporary America