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- Available Lessons: 209
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Course SummaryBring US History to life for your middle school homeschooler with this engaging, flexible homeschool course. Our video lessons are short, fun and present even the most challenging material in a way that's easy for students to understand and master.
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- Detailed video explanations for wrong answers
Why It Works:
- Quality Content: Engaging animations and real-life examples make U.S. history topics easy to grasp for students with multiple learning styles.
- Students Learn Efficiently The self-based course allows students to learn at their own pace.
- Save Time Spend less time preparing lessons and more time working with your student.
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- Complete Course Library: In addition to middle school U.S. history, your membership includes access to a full middle school homeschool curriculum and hundreds of additional courses.
- Online Dashboard: Parents and students can monitor course progress and subject mastery easily.
- Built-In Assessments: Quizzes and practice exams allow students to test their knowledge and parents to monitor mastery.
- Get Extra Support: Ask our expert U.S. history instructors any question about the Civil War, the Great Depression, or other middle school U.S. history topics. They're here to help!
How It Works:
- Use the video lessons as your primary middle 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.
Middle School U.S. History Learning Objectives:
- Gain an understanding of early European exploration, and look at Colonial America.
- See what led up to the Revolutionary War, and review its notable events.
- Examine the creation of the United States.
- Read about the influence of Virginians in the country's early days.
- Explore the tenets of Jacksonian democracy.
- Get an overview of life in America in the early 1800s.
- Explore Manifest Destiny and its influence on U.S. development.
- Learn about the Civil War: its causes, events of the war and the reconstruction period that followed.
- Look at the growing industrialization of the late 1800s.
- See how the Progressive policies changed U.S. life.
- Examine the country's role in World War I.
- Study the changes that occurred in the 1920s.
- Examine the Great Depression.
- Learn about World War II and its impact on the U.S.
- Explore the period after the war, including the Cold War.
- Gain an understanding of the fight for civil rights.
- Look at the country in the 1970s.
- Learn about events of the past 20 years.
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