Student Course Outline - 9th

9th Grade American History Outline


1st Semester

1.         History Skills (economics, maps & geography)

2.         Ancient Americans

3.         European Explorers

4.         Colonial era                  

5.         American Revolution          

6.         Constitution

7.         Federalist Jefferson Era   

8.         Westward Expansion      

9.         Civil War                 

10.        Reconstruction        


2nd Semester

1)         The Industrial Development of the United States (1870-1900)

                a)   The Rise of Industry, Corporations, American Labor Movement, Immigration

2)          The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)

3)          The Progressive Movement

4)          An Emerging Global Nation

5)          World War I

6)          The Roaring Twenties

7)          The Great Depression & World War II (1929-1945)

8)          Causes of the Great Depression

9)          FDR and the New Deal

                  a)   World War II

                  b)   Holocaust

10)        Post-war America (1945-early 1970s)

11)        The Cold War

12)        Korea

13)        Vietnam

14)        Civil Rights Movement

15)        Modern America

                    a)   Foreign & Domestic Policy Changes

                    b)   Social and Economic Developments