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Plainfield North High School

US and World History

 

US History

Description:  This course is a survey of U.S. History, originating with a review of the founding of our nation. It investigates the study of Presidential administrations, and compares major historical events and movements with a focus on the social, economic, and political aspects of America’s past. Students are expected to think critically in order to participate in classroom discussions and produce analytical essays utilizing primary and secondary source documents.  This course satisfies graduation requirement.

World History

Description: This course examines the development of Western culture from Middle Ages to the aftermath of World War I.  Students will assess the nature of changes in global frameworks and their causes and consequences, as well as comparisons among major societies. Students are expected to think critically in order to participate in classroom discussions and produce analytical essays utilizing primary and secondary source documents.