United States History I is a college preparatory academic course designed for students performing at or above grade level. U.S. History I, a required course, is designed to address and achieve the goals set forth in the New Jersey Core Curriculum Content Standards for Social Studies. Three areas of humanities are emphasized: history, citizenship and geography. Embedded in these content areas are economic, cultural, anthropological, sociological and global perspectives. By the end of the course, students will have studied major periods in history as delineated in the Standards for Social Studies:
o Colonization, Revolution and Constitution (1585-1800)
o New Nation, Expansion, and Reform (1801-1861)
o Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
o The Development of the Industrial United States (1890-1930)
o The Emergence of Modern America: World War I and the Roaring Twenties (1890-1930)
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