This course will introduce students to contributions of historical figures in our American History such as Christopher Columbus and Martin Luther King, Jr, giving students a chronological understanding of great leaders in American history. With over 50 biographical excerpts of Presidents, generals, preachers, pioneers that cover 500 years of US history, your child can observe the character-building qualities of these leaders. Featured in the concluding chapter are 15 current Americans with substantial contributions. The students will also learn basic map skills, such as interpret symbols to find locations of physical and human features. The students will differentiate between rural, urban and suburban communities.