Global Studies - Twin Valley
People around the world welcomed the dawning of the 21st century with great enthusiasm. Warfare, famine, and general human suffering plagued the previous centuries. Although the world began a new millennium, many of the issues that mankind grapples with today has its roots in the distant and recent past. This course focuses on how the world evolved economically, politically, and socially by analyzing the “isms” of history. Students gain an appreciation of the differences in the world and will never look at history the same way again.
U.S. History 1
United States History is a survey course beginning with the exploration and settlement of America and ending with contemporary American society. Emphasis is placed on important economic, political, and social trends in American society since the Civil War. Students work on social science skills of map, chart and graph reading and interpreting. Current events are incorporated into the course to show the relationship between historical events and present day situations.