High School U.S. History 1 Curriculum
A comprehensive U.S. History 1 curriculum will center its attention on American history and include information about the 13 colonies, the key battles in the Revolutionary war, Jacksonian democracy, the Civil War and more.
If you’re interested in learning about what to teach in U.S. History 1, what your objectives should be as the year progresses and why Time4Learning is an excellent option, the following information will help answer your questions.
What do you teach in U.S. History 1?
In high school, the study of American history is usually broken into two courses to explore the history of the United States of America in depth.
U.S. History 1 curriculum topics should include:
- Voyages of Columbus and the relationship between the explorers and the American Indians
- Colonization, the different colonies, and colonial life
- The Declaration of Independence, the Revolutionary war, the constitution and the Bill of Rights
- Washington’s presidency and the new political parties
- The War of 1812 and the Monroe Doctrine
- Manifest Destiny, and the Indian Removal Act of 1830
- Sectionalism, slavery in American culture and the rise of abolition
- Life during the Civil War and the southern surrender
- Lincoln’s goals for reconstruction and the rise of Jim Crow laws
Time4Learning auto-assigns U.S. History 1, but parents have the ability to choose other subjects within the curriculum.
You can learn more about each lesson on our 9th grade scope and sequence and 9th grade lesson plans pages.
Learning Objectives for U.S. History 1
As the year comes to a close, your child should have an acute understanding of the migration process to America, the thirteen colonies, the Revolutionary and Civil wars, the reconstruction and expansion of America and more.
Some objectives you can establish include:
- Understand the relationships between the colonies and the American Indians
- Explain the key turning points in the Revolutionary war
- Demonstrate an understanding of the Constitution and Bill of Rights
- Accurately describe the impact of industrialization and the economic impact of slavery
- Explain key strategies of the north and south during the civil war
- Describe the challenges faced during construction of the transcontinental railroad
Why Choose Time4Learning U.S. History 1 Homeschool Curriculum?
Time4Learning helps your students achieve the objectives summarized above and expand their knowledge on critically important issues in U.S. history such as the Revolutionary War, the Civil War, slavery, the reconstruction and expansion of America after the war, and more.
If you choose to use Time4Learning’s U.S. History 1 curriculum as a full curriculum package or as a supplement, the entertaining interactive courses will encourage independent learning, and help your child better understand the events, people, concepts, and strategies that occurred throughout history.
The following are some additional benefits that you and your child will enjoy while you use Time4Learning’s U.S. History 1 curriculum.
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