• The purpose of this course is to enhance student understanding of American History and the development of the United States by using primary and secondary sources. We will explore the past from pre- Columbian times to late 1800s America.  This year we will cover the following topics: European Exploration and Colonization of the Americas; the Growth of the Thirteen British Colonies; The American Revolution; The Constitution; the Presidencies of Washington, Adams, and Jefferson; National Identity; the Age of Jackson, Westward Expansion, the Civil War and the Reconstruction Era. The remainder of American History will be taught in the 11th grade for most students.

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