• U.S. History

     

    Essential Outcomes US History

     

     

    1.                  Students will be able to understand major themes, key documents, and concepts that contributed to the early development of the United States Government.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         A.        Students will understand major events that contributed to Early National Development of the United States                    of America

                            B.        Examine the major ideas and concepts about government that developed during the Colonial and Constitutional                              eras.

    C.        Students will know:  Declaration of Independence, Articles of Confederation, Northwest Ordinance, United                  States Constitution, Federalist Papers, Bill of Rights.

    D.        Students will be able to recognize themes of early national history such as:  Nationalism, Sectionalism,                           Westward Movement, Manifest Destiny, Expansion of Slavery, Social Reform, Abolitionism.

     

    2.      Students will be able to understand the causes and effects of the Civil War and Reconstruction.

                            A.        Students will recognize the following examples from the 1850s:  Compromise of 1850, Kansas-Nebraska Act,                                    Formation of Republican Party, Dred Scott Case, John Brown's Raid, The Presidential Election of 1860.

                            B.        Students will understand the complexity of reconstruction:  Emancipation Proclamation, 13th, 14th, and 15th                           Amendments, formation of the Ku Klux Klan, election of 1876, Jim Crow Laws, and Plessy vs. Ferguson.

     

    3.      Students will be able to trace the political, economic, social, and cultural development of the United States during the period of 1870-1900

                            A.        Students will be able to identify key ideas that transformed the industrial revolution.

                            B.        Students will be able to identify major contributors in the industrial arena, in both a rural and urban setting.                          C.        Students will be able to understand the problems farmers faced during the late 19th century.   

                            D.        Students will recognize the federal government's policies regarding settlements and Native Americans in the                                 west.

     

     

     

     

    4.      Students will examine the political, economic, social and cultural development of the United States during the period from 1920 to 1939.

     

    A.    Students will be able to identify and explain the importance of key events, people, and groups in the period before the great depression and during the great depression.

    B.     Students will compare and contrast prosperity of the 1920s with the economic depression of the 1930s.

    C.     Students will compare and contrast the role of government during the 1920s and 1930s.

    5.      Student will examine the causes and chronology of World War II, the effects of the war on United States society and culture, and the consequences for United States involvement in world affairs.

                            A. Students will explain and analyze the causes of World War II.

                            B. Students will be able to identify and explain the importance of key events, people, and groups during WWII.

                            C.  Students will investigate the impact of the Holocaust and the response of the Allies.

                            D. Students will be able to analyze the social and economic changes in American Life. 

    6.      Students will examine the importance of key events, people, and groups related to the causes, conditions, and consequences of events from the time period of 1945 to 1960.

                            A. Students will be able to identify key people, events, and groups related to the Cold War.

                            B. Students will be able to identify key people, events and groups with the Civil Rights Movement.

                            C. Students will be able to understand economic and social changes in American life during the post WWII era.

     

    7.      Students will examine the political, economic, social and cultural development of the United States during the period from 1960 to 1980.

    A.    Students will be able to explain the civil rights movement and be able to identify key people, events and organizations of the civil rights.

    B.     Students will be able to identify and explain key people, events, and organizations associated with foreign problems and policies.

    C.     Students will be able to identify and explain key people, events, and organizations associated with domestic problems and policies.

     

    8.      Students will examine the political, economic, social, and cultural development of the United States during the period from 1980 to the present.

    1.       Students will be able to identify and explain key people, events, and organizations associated with foreign problems and policies.

    2.      Students will be able to identify and explain key people, events, and organizations associated with domestic problems and policies.

    9.      Students will conduct historical research that incorporates information, literacy, and critical thinking skills.

                            A.        Students will be able to identify and explain key people, events, and organizations associated with foreign                            problems and policies.

                            B.        Students will be able to identify and explain key people, events, and organizations associated with domestic                                     problems and policies.

     

     

     
    1st Quarter

     

    Prologue          Beginnings to 1860

    Chapter 10      The Nation Splits Apart

    Chapter 11      The Civil War

    Chapter 12      Reconstruction

    Chapter 13      The American West

     

    2nd Quarter

     

    Chapter 14      The Second Industrial Revolution

    Chapter 15      Life at the Turn of the 20th Century

    Chapter 16      The Progressives

    Chapter 17      Entering the World Stage

    Chapter 18      The First World War

    Chapter 19      From War to Peace

     

    3rd Quarter

     

    Chapter 20      The Roaring Twenties

    Chapter 21      The Great Depression Begins

    Chapter 22      The New Deal

    Chapter 23      World War II Erupts

    Chapter 24      The United States in World War II

    Chapter 25      The Cold War Begins

    Chapter 26      Postwar America

     

    4th Quarter

     

    Chapter 27      The New Frontier and the Great Society

    Chapter 28      The Civil Rights Movement

    Chapter 29      The Vietnam War

    Chapter 30      A Time of Social Change

    Chapter 31      A Search for Order

    Chapter 32      A Conservative Era

    Chapter 33      Into the Twenty-First Century

     
     
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