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United States History, First Semester

Time limit: 182 days
1 credit

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Course Overview

An introductory study of United States history. Surveys colonial America, the American Revolution, development of the Constitution, awakening and early society, slavery, sectionalism, Civil War and reconstruction.

The course is designed for third or fourth year high-school students.

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None, but Diploma students should first take either two semesters of World History and Civilization or two semesters of Geography and History of the World.

Required Materials

The required textbook for this course is an online textbook, American History

In addition to the online textbook, the following paperback text is required for this course:

Ellis, Joseph. Founding Brothers—The Revolutionary Generation. Vintage, 2002. ISBN 978-0375705243

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