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World History- 1500 to Present(9th grade)
Chronological history of the world; the emergence of the global age; the age of revolutions; the age of ISMs; era of global wars; the world from1500-present.
 
Advanced World History- 1500 to Present(9th grade)
Advanced chronological history of the world; the emergence of the global age; the age of revolutions; the age of ISMs; era of global wars; the world from1500-present.
 
Pre-AP World History-1500 to present(9th grade)
Even more advanced chronological history of the world; the emergence of the global age; the age of revolutions; the age of ISMs; era of global wars; the world from1500-present.
 
 
U.S History 1- Beginnings to Industrial Revolution (10th grade)
Chronological survey to major events and issues: colonization, American Revolution, Development of political system and distinct cultures, slavery, reform movements, Sectionalism, Civil War, Reconstruction, Alabama History, and Geographic changes that have influenced aspects of life during and after events
 
Advanced U.S History 1- Beginnings to Industrial Revolution (10th grade)
Advanced work on Chronological survey to major events and issues: colonization, American Revolution, Development of political system and distinct cultures, slavery, reform movements, Sectionalism, Civil War, Reconstruction, Alabama History, and Geographic changes that have influenced aspects of life during and after events. Teacher Recommendation.
 
Pre-AP U.S History 1- Beginnings to Industrial Revolution (10th grade)
(ASPIRE benchmark and teacher recommendation required) 
College level advanced work in the Chronological survey to major events and issues: colonization, American Revolution, Development of political system and distinct cultures, slavery, reform movements, Sectionalism, Civil War, Reconstruction, Alabama History, and Geographic changes that have influenced aspects of life during and after events.
 
 
U.S. History 2- Industrial Revolution to present (11th Grade)
Chronological survey of major events and issues; Industrialization; Progressivism; foreign policy; World War 1; The great depression; World War 2; Post-war U.S.; contemporary U.S.; Alabama history and geographic changes that have influenced aspects of life during and after events.
 
 Advanced U.S. History 2- Industrial Revolution to present (11th Grade) An advanced chronological survey of major events and issues; Industrialization; Progressivism; foreign policy; World War 1; The great depression; World War 2; Post-war U.S.; contemporary U.S.; Alabama history and geographic changes that have influenced aspects of life during and after events.
 
AP U.S. History (11th grade)
GPA 3.0 or better with teacher recommendation. College level advanced course following the curriculum established by the College Board Advanced Placement Program. Designed to provide students with analytical skills and factual knowledge necessary to deal critically with the problems and materials in American history. Students will learn to assess historical materials, their relevance, their reliability , and their importance; to weigh the evidence presented in historical scholarship. Students will also be required to analyze and interpret primary sources, to take notes from printed materials and lectures or discussions, and to write essay examinations and analytical research papers. UWA Dual enrollment available through this class. Student must have GPA 3.0 or better and ACT of 19 or higher to take dual enrollment classes through UWA. AP Fees are required. Students will be asked to sign a contract defining their intention to take the AP exam or a teacher made Comprehensive final exam. Ap fees are required for AP test.
 
AP U.S. GOVERNMENT & POLITICS (YEAR)- GPA 3.0 or better with teacher recommendation. College level advanced course following the curriculum established by the College Board Advanced Placement Program. Designed to increase understanding of the American political system, its framework, traditions and values.. this course is concerned with the nature of the political system, its development over the past 200 years and how it continues to function. The principal processes and institutions through which these institutions implement. AP Fees are required. Students will be asked to sign a contract defining their intention to take the AP exam or a teacher made comprehensive final exam. AP fees are required for AP test.