Students will study the story of America from a Christian world-view beginning the pre-colonization period and ending with the Civil War Era. Using primary sources, discussion, and research, they will analyze historical themes, compare and contrast historical events, and learn to think critically about the past. Through papers, presentations, and other hands on activities, the importance of our American history will be impressed on the students to prepare them for their next courses and education. This course is fast-paced, participation-enriched, and focused on understanding the historical happenings and their impact then and now.
Textbook: United States History– BJU Press 5th Edition- (9781628562071)
US History and Government: Reading and Documents, Margaret C. Moran – Amsco School Publications, Inc. (978-1-56765-655-8)
Supplies: 3-ring binder, blue or black ink pens, and highlighter.