United States History (Period 3)

Course Description

U.S. History since Reconstruction surveys the significant events, issues, and problems in Untied States History since Reconstruction, considering the causes and results, and attempting to show the students how they may be affected by similar situations. After reviewing early United States history (1607-1865), students will investigate reconstruction, Westward Expansion, industrialization and its effects on the United States, overseas expansion and the building of an empire, the Progressive Era, World War I and the League of Nations, the Roaring 20s and the Great Depression, the New Deal and its successes and challenges, World War II, and foreign and domestic affairs from 1945 to the present.