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Course Description:

American History is a study of our history from around 1877 to the present.  The major themes include the American people, the development of American democracy, Industrialized America, American foreign policy and recent history.

Text: The Americans: Reconstruction to the 21st Century by McDougal Littell

Units Covered:
 Semester I

  1. Bridges to the 20th Century (Ch.5–8)
  2. Modern America Emerges (Ch.9-11)
  3. The 1920s and The Great Depression (Ch.12-15)

 Semester II

  1. World War II & Its Aftermath (Ch.16-19)
  2. Living with Great Turmoil (Ch.20-23)
  3. Passage to a new Century (Ch.24–26)


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