US History (20th Century United States History)

Using an excellent text, the students study the history of our great nation beginning with the growth of the West (following the Civil War) and continuing through the 21st Century. There will first be a brief look at the Constitution and major themes of the 19th Century. A central theme in this course is American politics and culture as America moves from isolationism to becoming a world power. Students will be challenged to relate the various units to their life and culture today. An overriding objective is that the students will appreciate history and recognize that their patterns of life now will affect their personal history in the future. The lessons are presented in a Biblical context: all of history is “His-story” and God is active in the affairs of humanity.