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United States History: 1865-Present Day

U.S. History covers events, problems, and many challenges that have occurred to help shape
our country as it is today.

Classes:

1st Hour: 8:00-8:47

2nd Hour: 8:50-9:37

3rd Hour: 9:40-10:27

5th Hour: 11:19-12:05

Units of Interest:

First Semester:

Unit 1: Reconstruction & the New South

Unit 2: The Wild West

Unit 3: Cities, Immigration, & Reform

Unit 4: Industrial Revolution: Big Business, Strikes, Unions, & Reforms

Unit 5: America and The Great War (WWI)

Unit 6: Roaring 20's

Unit 7: FDR and The Great Depression

Welcome to 8th grade U.S. History and Civics!

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email: Mr. Whitmore
phone: 217-826-2812

I can best be reached during my 
planning time 10:30-11:16.

If you need to speak with me in
person, please make an appointment
by calling the school office.

 

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Civics

Civics is the study of citizenship and government. Being a citizen of the United States means being part of a country and a community. Citizens of a country generally share a common history, customs, and common values. United States Civics includes how our government was formed and how it continues to try to improve equality and justice within our country.

Classes:

6th Hour: 12:48-1:34

7th Hour: 1:37-2:23

Units of Interest:

1st Quarter: U.S. Federal Government

Unit 1: Civics and the People

Unit 2: American Revolution-Creation of Constitution

Unit 3: The U.S. Constitution

Unit 4: The Amending Process and Amendments

Unit 5: The Legislative Branch

Unit 6: The Executive Branch

Unit 7: The Judicial Branch

Unit 8: The 3 Branches