Human Geography is an deep and intense look at how humans and civilization interact with, examine and utilize their populations, natural resources and the world at large. This is a college level course and students will be required to work as such. College credit is only received when the student is sucessfull on the AP exam at the end of the year. That being said this class is an excellent introduction to the rigor required in AP classes and I will be working with both students and parents to insure success in the class and the AP exam.
American History 1
American History 1 is the first part of a two part class on America and her people and history. AH1 looks at the history of America starting with its indigenous populations and early colonization to the end of the Civil War.
World History is a broad survey of human history reaching back to about 5000 BCE to the present. Topics include the impact of major civilizations and their culture, major political movements and revolutions, exploration, the history and backgrounds of major world religions, industrialization and the causes and impacts of war.
This is usually the first high school social studies class students take and we will be spending a good deal of time working and analysing primary and secondary sources and documents.
American History 2
American History 2 is the second part of a two part class on America and her people and history. AH2 looks at the history of America from the Reconstruction Period following the Civil War to the modern day. We will focus on analyzing the changing nature of American culture, the evolution of American politics, domestic and international conflicts and Rights movements in the 20th century.