Pky*US History I

This course is the study of social, political, cultural and economic development of the United States from Pre-Colonial America through the antebellum period. Students will develop an understanding of how our Nation's past comes to impact current events. Additionally, students will appreciate the development of our democratic principles and recognize the responsibilities of citizenship in a free nation. Students will use varied resources to examine course content. In addition to the text, students will examine historial documents, eye witness accounts, excerpts of period literature and political cartoons. Students will interpret charts, graphs and maps in the context of the course.