U.S. History: Civil War to Present (offered at Carondelet)
This survey course in U.S. History is presented in chronological order with an emphasis on historical themes. Varying methods of presenting historical material include lectures, discussions, films, reading, homework, and tests. Group activities such as debates, oral presentations, projects and simulations allow students to work with important ideas in U.S. History. Reading, writing, oral communication, research skills, technology skills, and critical thinking skills are developed through the analysis of both primary and secondary sources.