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HISTORY 11 COURSE OUTLINE

I. Introduction

Course Requirements

Required Texts

  • Give me Liberty: An American History Vol. 1
  • About the Constitution

Tests
Essays
Format for Title Page
Extra Credit

II. A New World

Readings:

Video: Lost Civilizations

III. American Beginnings

Reading:

  • Give me Liberty, Chapter 2

IV. Crisis and Expansion

Reading:

  • Give me Liberty, Chapter 3

V. Slavery Freedom and the Struggle for Empire

Readings:

Video: Son of Africa


Test 1


VI. The American Revolution

Readings:

VII. The Revolution Within

Readings:

VIII. The Founding of a New Nation

Readings:


Test 2


IX. Securing the Republic

Reading:

  • Give Me Liberty, Chapter 8

Video: The Louisiana Purchase    

X. The Market Revolution

Reading:

  • Give me Liberty: Chapter 9

XI. Democracy in America

Reading:

  • Give me Liberty,Chapter 10 

Video: Trail of Tears

XII. The Peculiar Institution

Readings:

  • Give me Liberty, Chapter 11

Video: When the Lion Wrote History


Test 3


XIII. Age of  Reform

Readings:

  • Give me Liberty, Chapter 12

XIV. A House Divided

Reading:

  • Give me Liberty, Chapter 13

Video: Battle of the Alamo

XV. New Birth of Freedom: the Civil War

Reading:

Videos:

  • Battle of Gettysburg 
  • American Experience The Massachusetts 54th Regiment

XVI. What is Freedom? Reconstruction

Readings:


Test 4 (Final)


 

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