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    Private Online Christian School for Grades K-12

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U S HistoryThis elective was created for students who want to dig deeper into U.S. history and find more than dates and facts, but understand the relationship between the people, events, and movements that shaped the United States from 1492 through 1877. Emphasis on the broad themes of war and treaties, territorial expansion, immigration, slavery, civil rights, labor history, and constitutional controversies support critical thinking skills and encourage discussion throughout this self-directed course. The course units include text-based content, on and off-computer exercises, special projects, quizzes, and tests that appeal to today's learners and help teachers to evaluate progress and mastery of the materials. U.S. History (for use with AP* courses) enriches the educational experience for Christian school students and sparks a passion for learning. An additional textbook is required.

Throughout the course, students will explore the following topics:

• The Age of Discovery and colonial Settlement (1500-1692)
• Pre-Revolutionary America (1608-1775)
• The Revolutionary Period and the Early Republic (1775-1800)
• The Development of Jeffersonian Democracy (1800-1840)
• The Changing Face of America (1790-1860)
• The Pre-Civil War Era (1841-1961)
• Civil War and Reconstruction (1861-1877)
• Forging and Industrial Society (1869-1900)
• America Moves: To the City and to the West (1865-1900)
• America's Age of Imperialism (1890-1912)
• Wilson and the First World War (1912-1918)
• The Roaring Twenties and the Politics of Boom and Bust (1919-1932)
• FDR and the New Deal (1933-1941)
• America in the Postwar Era
• Toward a New Century

Offered to Grades 10-11: 1 Credit (2 Semesters or Summer Term)

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Anytime Learning

Anytime Learning

We take the classroom to wherever you may be, regardless of timezone, provided a reliable internet connection is available. Lessons can also be printed to be completed offline.
Anytime Enrollment

Anytime Enrollment

Students can enroll at any time during the year and counselors will work to align the coursework to match up to previously completed work from the other school.
Christian Worldview

Christian Worldview

Our program has a strong emphasis on incorporating the Christian worldview in everything we do. The curriculum and staff together provide a strong foundation for Christian living and firmness in faith.