United States History

U.S. History focuses on three critical areas: (1) the use of historical method of inquiry to askquestions, evaluate primary and secondary sources, critically analyze and interpret data, and developinterpretations defended by evidence; (2) the understanding of key concepts of continuity andchange, cause and effect, complexity, unity, and diversity over time; and (3) the appreciation of thesignificance of ideas as powerful forces throughout history. Its intent is to help the students gain anunderstanding of the major political, economic and social events that have shaped the nations. Thecourse emphasizes twentieth century United States history and the contemporary world. Theseconcepts and associated skills are aligned with the Colorado Academic Standards for Social Studies,incorporating 21st century skills and postsecondary and workforce readiness competencies.

Course Subject
Course Number
SS120A - SS120B
Grade Level
Course Duration
1 Year
Course Credit
1 Credit
Course Fee