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Course SummaryUse our High School US History Homeschool Curriculum course to learn all you need to know about US history. Master these topics by learning in a fun and engaging way while watching short video lessons, reviewing text lessons and testing yourself with our multiple-choice quizzes.
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- Use the video lessons as your primary high school U.S. history homeschool curriculum or as supplemental material.
- Complete each unit at your own pace.
- Watch lessons, reviewing or pausing as often as you need.
- Refer to the video transcripts to reinforce learning.
- Check understanding through lesson quizzes and unit exams.
High School U.S. History Learning Objectives:
- Explore the origins and unique features of North American inhabitants prior to colonization.
- Become familiar with early European settlements in North America.
- Understand the causes and events that led to the American Revolution.
- Discuss the Articles of Confederation and U.S. Constitution.
- Study the presidents and events associated with the Virginia Dynasty.
- Explore everyday life in Antebellum America.
- Understand the guiding principles behind Manifest Destiny.
- Learn about the sectional crisis, Civil War and Reconstruction.
- Explore industrialization, urbanization and westward expansion from 1870-1900.
- Discuss the reforms that took place during the Progressive Era.
- Summarize the roots of American imperialism.
- Understand the causes and consequences of World War II.
- Provide a historical timeline of the Cold War.
- Explore American conservative and protest movements.
- Discuss the domestic and global policies of Presidents Bush, Clinton and Obama.
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