• US History Team 2019-2020 Syllabus

    This syllabus is tentative and may be subject to change if unforeseen circumstances require it.


    Important Dates                                         Topics Covered during unit


    WEEK 1 (Aug 12th- Aug 16th)                                                                                 

                                                                                               Welcome/First Day Issues

                                                                                               INDUSTRY AND IMMIGRATION (1865-1914)

                                                                                               1.1 Innovation Boosts Growth

                                                                                                1.2 Big Business Rises


    WEEK 2 (Aug 19th- Aug 23st )

                                                                                                1.2 Big Business Rises

    1.1-1.3 Quiz                                                                        1.3  The Organized Labor Movement

    Wednesday the 21st/Thursday the 22nd                          1.4 The New Immigrants -  NATIVISM




    WEEK 3 (Aug 26th –Aug 30th)


    Test: COVERING 1.1 TO 1.3                                               1.4 The New Immigrants -NATIVISM                                                     

    Wednesday the 28th/Thursday the 29th                            1.5 A Nation of Cities                               



    WEEK 4 (Sept 2nd- Sept 6th )

    No School Monday Sept 2nd                                             1.6 New Ways of Life /Test Review

    Quiz: 1.4-1.6 quiz                    

     Wednesday the 4th/Thursday the 5th

     (Blue Thursday Sept 5th)


    WEEK 5 (Sept 9th-Sept 13th)         

                                                                                                2.1 American Indians Under Pressure

    TEST TWO COVERING 1.4 TO 1.6                                   2.2 The West is Transformed

    Wednesday the 11th/Thursday the 12th                      



    WEEK 6 (Sept 16th- Sept 20th)


    Quiz: 2.1-2.4                                                                     2.3 Corruption Plagues the Nation                                         

    Wednesday 18th                                                       No School Thursday Sept 19th and Friday Sept 20th          





    Week 7 (Sept 23rd-Sept 27th)

       Quiz Sept 23rd (2nd,4th,6th)                                       Farming Game

    Test Three Covering  2.1-2.4                                             2.3 Corruption Plagues the Nation

    Test Friday 27th                                                                    2.4 Farm Issues and Populism



    Week 8 (Sept 30th-Oct 4th)

                                                                                            3.2 Women Gain Rights Research / Production

                                                                                            3.3 Striving for Equality                                                                                          

                                                                                           3.4 Reformers in the White House/Start project 

    Not School October 7th-11th


    Week 9 (Oct 14th-Oct 18th)


     End of 9 Weeks                                                                   Progressive Commercial Due


    Week 10 (Oct 21st-Oct 25th)


    TEST 4 COVERING 3.1 TO 3.4                                         Test Review

    Wednesday 23rd/Thursday 24th                                       3.5 American Influence Grows

                                                                                               3.6 The Spanish American War


    Week 11 (Oct 28th-Nov 1st)


    Quiz: 3.5-3.7                                                                     3.6 The Spanish American War

    Wednesday the 30th/Thursday 31st                              3.7 The U.S. Emerges as a World Power



    Week 12 (Nov 4th-Nov 8th)

                                                                                                 4.1 Causes of World War One

                                                                                                 4.1 America Enters World War One

                                                                                                 4.1 Battlefield Conditions



    Week 13 (Nov 11th-15th)

                                                                                                 4.2 The Home Front During WWI

    TEST SIX COVERING 3.5 TO 4.3                                       4.3 The End of WWI                                                                                                       

    Wednesday the 13th/Thursday the 14th                             Test Review



    (Nov 18th-Nov 22nd)

                                                                                                4.4The Postwar Economy Booms

    Quiz 4.4-4.8                                                                        4.5 Government in the1920’s                                                                                                

    Wednesday 20th/Thursday 21st                                       4.6 An Unsettled Society

                                                                                                4.7 The Roaring Twenties

                                                                                                4.8 The Harlem Renaissance/ Test Review

    No school November 25th-29th

    Week 14 (Dec 2nd-Dec 6th)

                                                                                                 5.1 Causes of the Depression

    TEST SEVEN COVERING 4.4 TO 4.8                                 5.2  Americans Suffer

    Wednesday the 4th/Thursday the 5th                                5.3 and 5.4  Expanding  The New Deal                             

    (Blue Thursday Dec 5th)


    Week 15 (Dec 9th-Dec 13th)

                                                                                  5.5Effects of the New Deal/5.6 Depression Culture/Test

    Quiz: 5.1-5.6                                                                                     Final Review

    Wednesday 11th/Thursday 12th                                                     Final Review

    (Blue Thursday Dec 12th)


    WEEK 16 (Dec 16th-120th)

                                                                                                                 Finals Week