Welcome to United States History! 

Unit 1: What the Law Says

  • I can explain the democratic principles of the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution.
  • I can analyze historical applications of checks and balances within the United States government.
  • I can compare and contrast the rights and responsibilities of citizenship.
  • I can respectfully participate in a civic discussion.


Unit 2: Histiorical Truth- Is there such a thing as Historical Truth or are we all being lied to?

  • How do we define truth?
  • Who writes history and how does that affect the way history is communicated?
  • What is the "accepted historical narrative"? Why do we call it that instead of just history?


Unit 3: America's Growing Pains- How did the Louisiana Purchase change the status of Native Americans in the United States.

  • How was the Louisiana teriitory acquired?
  • How did the expansion of the American population west impact the lives of all Americans?
  • How did the status of Indigenous populations in the United States change in the 1800s?


Unit 4: History Day




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