• This class is an in-depth study of the time period in U.S. History from Pre-Revolutionary America to 1900. Students will study the thirteen colonies, American Revolution, Constitution, and The Early National period, including the slave trade and Amistad, the pre-antebellum period, the Civil War, and Reconstruction. Political, economic, and social aspects of the Industrialized Era are included as topics for discussion. Additional outside readings and research papers are integral components of the course.


    Age of Exploration, European Colonization

    English Colonial Period, Pre-Revolutionary Period

    American Revolution, Constitution

    Federal Era, Jeffersonian Democracy

    Age of Jackson, Manifest Destiny

    Pre-Civil War,   Civil War

    Reconstruction, Taming of the West

    Industrial Age