US History & Government Grade 11
This year we will study the beginnings of the USA through 2018 This will include the Constitution, Supreme Court, US Presidents, Civil War, Reconstruction to Civil Rights, Immigration, Industrialization and Westward Expansion, US as Global Power (US possessions, World War I, Imperialism), 1920's and 1930's, World War II, Cold War, the 1960's, 1970's and 1980's, War on Terror and our place in the world today. We will work with various primary sources throughout the year in preparation for the NYS Regents Exam in June.
Throughout the year quizzes and tests will consist of questions taken from previous exams. We will also continue to work on Thematic Essays and Document-based Essays. It is up to you to make sure you keep up with all assignments and prepare for all assessments.