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IB History of the Americas

Instructor
Ed Thomas
Department
Social Science
Terms
2018-2019 School Year

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Course Description

(it's a link)
 
Gilded Age Readings
The Americans
 
American History.org
 
Barons & Rebels; Zinn Ch 11
 
Constitution Assignment
 
 
The Vietnam War by Ken Burns
 
 
SUMMER ASSIGNMENT
For the summer we will be reading Malcolm Gladwell's book Outliers and having an online discussion. Directions, policies, and procedures can be located in the "CLASS FILES" section to the right.
 
This is the first year of the two year IB History requirement. In this course we will have 3 main areas of study along with a research project (Internal Assessment):
 
FOCUS TOPICS
I) The Emergence of the Americas in global affairs, 1880-1929
-Expansionist US foreign policies
-The Spanish-American War, 1898
II) The Second World War and the Americas, 1933-1945
III) The Cold War and the Americas, 1945-1981
IV) Internal Assessment (IA) / Research Project