History / Social Science

United States History

The United States History course is a year-long course sequenced to address the major events and people from the Revolutionary War through the Industrial Revolution. The learning goals focus on being able to explain the significance of people, places, and events in terms of present-day implications for the United States.


World Cultures

The World Cultures course is a one-year course which provides students with an overview of ancient civilizations in China, Japan, Africa, Europe, Japan, and the Americas. Each region’s historical significance is analyzed through the study of geography, religion, political system, society, trade, and technology. Each of these six themes provides students with a standards-based framework for a comparative analysis using both primary sources and secondary sources.