This course focuses on American history from the 1880's through the new millenium. The key events that we will study are: Industrialization, WWI, Roaring Twenties, Great Depression, WWII, Korean Conflict, Vietnam War, 1960's, Reagan Era, and the New Millenium.

This is a semester class that is designed to help students follow contemporary historical, political, economic, and cultural trends. The course will emphasize social studies skills and methods needed for independent study. Classroom activities will involve discussion, debates, presentations, and other individual and group projects.

Government class challenges students to gain an understanding of the Amercian System of government. Students will be encouraged to begin to take an active role in understanding how each branch of the government works. Using technology, research and problems solving, students will investigate the importance of their civil liberties and the role the constitution has in their life.

Government class challenges students to gain an understanding of the Amercian System of government. Students will be encouraged to begin to take an active role in understanding how each branch of the government works. Using technology, research and problems solving, students will investigate the importance of their civil liberties and the role the constitution has in their life.