American History (Wed)

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Teacher: Amy Meyer
Date/Time: Wednesday - 10:45 AM to 12:15 PM
Recommended Grades: 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Department: History & Social Studies
Grade Level: High School (9th-12th)

This high school level American History course will be taught in two units .The first semester will focus on the history, formation and content of the United States Constitution. Substantial reference to historical documents, Supreme Court decisions and the influence of Christianity are included. Students will participate in much discussion of the ideas that have shaped the United States and will emerge from the course with a deeper understanding of the beauty and the blessing of our foundational documents.  The second semester will focus on the general history of the USA, with particular emphasis on certain pivotal events using a text as well as a fun variety of projects.  An honors track is available.

Class minimum: 5 students

Texts: 

First semester: Foundations for Freedom: A study of the United States Constitution, Christian Liberty Press, ISBN-13: 9781935796374,
Second Semester:  TBA

Cost: $85 per month, due the first Wednesday of the month. ($340 for first semester and $425 for second semester) $5 late fee.  One time materials fee: $30.