American Civilizations I
American Civilizations I begins the survey of American History from discovery to America's emergence as a world power. The development of America and its interrelationship with other countries are studied through historical analysis and a contemporary perspective. Students will gain better insight into compelling social, cultural, economic, political, and military problems leading to the 20th century. In addition to daily classwork, students will write essays, prepare oral reports, take a midterm and final examinations.
Units of Study:
U.S. History Overview
Person's America: Pathways to the Present
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Grading is based on a point system. Tests, quizzes, projects, essays, classwork and homework are all assigned point values. These can be adjusted at the discretion of the teachers at any time.
Exams 50% (two exams per marking period - essay questions included on each exam)
Homework 5% (most assignments are located in the text)
Quizzes 10% (text will be assigned for weekly quizzes)
Project 10% (one major project each marking period)
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