Grade 13 - Electives

Twentieth Centry American History (Credit: 0.50)

Students travel back in time to discover America in the 20th Century with this semester-long elective created for Christian schools. Through exploring the changes, conflicts, and growth that took place in the last century, students will better understand the America they live in today. As a part of a complete learning management system, Twentieth Century American History is a self-directed elective 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.

Give your students a better understanding of today's America with a look back over the last century in history with this technology-rich Ignitia elective. Students will study the Industrial Age, Imperialism, the Roaring '20s and the Great Depression from and economic, political, governmental, cultural, and technological perspective as they are guided through interactive lessons. The course units include text-based content, 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. Twentieth Century 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:
  • Coming of Age
  • Modern America Emerges
  • Boom to Bust
  • World War II and the Cold War
  • Change, Continuity, and Conflict