U.S. History 1900 to Present - Honors Course

Humanities | Social Studies
Grade: 11-12
Credits: 1

This seminar-style course is designed to offer motivated students a chance to immerse themselves in the singularly American events and characters that have helped to shape the world today. Topics will include important movements in labor, civil rights, conservation, and equal rights of women; the role of media in American culture; our dependency on petroleum and its national and global repercussions; and some of the more consequential controversies of the last century, including “Watergate,” “Iran-Contra,” and the 2000 Presidential election. In this project-based course, students will learn from primary sources, and from each other, about topics of interest.

Faculty

Stacy Barton, Social Studies
Stacy Barton
Social Studies
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