Regular
This course examines United States History from its beginning in colonial times to the present. Our focus in this course is on the ongoing conflict between political power on the one hand and social and economic power on the other. Students will explore America's past, examining the cultural, political, geographical, economical and technological changes that have taken place that have helped to shape and guide us as a nation today. Students will learn to assess historical materials—their relevance to a given interpretive problem, reliability, and importance—and to weigh the evidence and interpretations presented in historical scholarship.

Honors
This course examines United States History from its beginning in colonial times to the present. Our focus in this course is on the ongoing conflict between political power on the one hand and social and economic power on the other. Students will explore America's past, examining the cultural, political, geographical, economical and technological changes that have taken place that have helped to shape and guide us as a nation today. Students will use primary and secondary course document analysis to address major themes, including the changing nature of U.S. Democracy, the changing face of
American society, and the United States’ changing role in the world. Students in this course are expected complete more rigorous coursework and to routinely use higher order thinking skills.

Georgia U.S. History Standards




Syllabus for this Course




Mr. McCain's Schedule:


1st Block: U.S. History
2d Block: Planning
3d Block: AP U.S. History and Lunch
4th Block: AP U.S. History

Email address:


vmccain.howardhs@bibb.ga.k12.us