Course Description/Syllabus

This school year we will learn about Early American History.  We will start with early European Exploration of the Americas and end with the Jeffersonian Era. (Textbook Chapters 2-11) 
 
To give you a better idea of what you will learn about, below are our major topics:
Exploration of the Americas
The Native Americans
Slavery in the Americas
Colonization (13 Original Colonies)
The French and Indian War
The Causes of and...The American Revolution
Setting Up Our U.S. Government
    - Articles of Confederation
    - U.S. Constitution and the Bill of Rights
    - Three Branches of Government (Executive, Legislative, and Judicial)
    - Growth of political parties
The Early Presidents
The Jeffersonian Era
Lewis and Clark Expedition (Louisiana Purchase)
War of 1812
The Industrial Revolution
Nationalism/Sectionalism
The Missouri Compromise
The Monroe Doctrine
 
 
 
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