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WOL American History A CR

School Year: 2018-2019
Subject: Social Studies and History
Course ID: WOL-AmHiA-CR
College Concurrent: No
School District: Washakie County School District #1
Credit Recovery: Yes
Program Name: Washakie 1 Virtual Education Program
Course Capacity:
Grade Level(s): 9-12
LMS Platform: LMS means the course learning management system D2L Brightspace
Delivery Method: Online Asynchronous
Curriculum Type: K12 Fuel Education
Credits: 0.50
Hathaway Success Course: No
Days: See Course Participation below
Advanced Placement: No
Times: See Course Participation below
Start - End Dates: Aug 23, 2018 - May 24, 2019
Available for Purchase: District Only

Course Description:
This course is a survey of American history from the pre-Columbian Era through the Civil War. During this course, students will examine the political, economic, and social development of the United States from the formation of the land bridge through the causes that led the nation to engage in a volatile civil war. Included in this course will be activities that will allow students to further explore such subject matter through discussions, and individual research. Course Objectives Describe the causes that led to the growth and development of North America during the Pre-Columbian Era. Identify civilizations that existed within North America during the Pre-Columbian Era Describe the various motives that led to the foreign exploration and colonization of North America. Analyze the role of religion within the growth and development of the United States. Identify the causes and effects of the American Revolution. Explain the process of forming a government under the new nation. Analyze Americas foreign policy after the War of 1812. Explain the significance of the western frontier in American history. Compare and contrast the geographic, political, economic, and social differences that existed between the southern and northern regions of the United States prior to the Civil War. Identify the causes and effects of the Civil War. Discuss the evolving role of the Presidency from George Washington through Abraham Lincoln. Identify individuals that contributed to the growth and development of the United States within the fields of science, politics, economics, industry, literature, and society.
Course Prerequisites:
Administrator Permission
Required Materials:
District Provided
Course Accessibility:
Washakie County School District No. 1 makes every effort to ensure accessibility and usability of course content for all students.
Course Participation:
Student participation in this course is documented by the following:
  • Student active time in course logged by the learning management system.
  • Coursework submissions recorded by the learning management system.
  • Discussion Boards, Sign-in Sheets
  • No
  • Academic-based communication between the student and virtual education teacher or learning coach and virtual education teacher.
  • None
  • The virtual education teacher verifies participation in the course 1-3 times a week.
  • Students are assigned a designated Learning Coach/Mentor who will monitor participate and progress for this course.