American History - Wheeler

  • American History is an in-depth college preparatory course designed to acquaint students with the flow of American political, economic, and social history. Through hands-on activities, lectures, discussions, role-plays, literature, and computer technology, students will explore our nation’s development from Reconstruction to present day. Topics include Reconstruction, the study of industry and farming, American Imperialism, World War I, the Roaring Twenties, the Depression, America’s role in World War II, the origins and conduct of the Cold War, the Civil Rights Movement, Vietnam and the Sixties, Watergate, the Seventies, Eighties and Nineties. Note: Students must take both A & B courses for full credit.