U.S. History | Guerin Catholic High School


U.S. History
Grade 11
2 credits
Prerequisite: none

United States History at the academic level is a two-trimester course in which students explore topics in the history of the United States and Indiana while concentrating on developing the skills of historical inquiry and writing. The goals of this course are to help the student of history to understand the discipline of history and fulfill U.S. History requirements of the State of Indiana. Topics include the colonial period; movements of independence; evolution of new governments; Indiana history; the opening of the West and manifest destiny; the United States Civil War, causes, courses and effects; immigration and urbanization, U.S. foreign policy in the late 19th/early 20th century; and the Gilded Age and Progressive Era.