U.S. History

U.S. History
  • US HISTORY & GOVERNMENT OVERVIEW: 

    US History and Government is a one year course.  The eleven units are tied together through a set of nine themes listed below: 

    CHANGE 

    How do systems, ideas, or beliefs change over time? 

    ENVIRONMENT: 

    How does our environment affect us? How do we affect it?  

    CITIZENSHIP / CIVIC VALUES: 

    What are the duties and privileges of American citizenship?

    CONSTITUTIONAL PRINCIPLES: 

    How does the US Constitution shape our lives as Americans?  

    ECONOMIC SYSTEMS: 

    To what extent does the American economy shape the American experience? 

    FOREIGN POLICY: 

    What motivations and intentions shape foreign policy?

    GOVERNMENT: 

    How does federalism and democracy shape the American experience? 

    REFORM MOVEMENTS: 

    How do people affect change in their society?

    EQUALITY: 

    Is there one American experience?