American History - Honors AP


Social Studies

This class is designed to provide students with the analytic skills and factual knowledge necessary to deal critically with the problems and materials in U.S. History. Students will learn to assess historical materials – their relevance to a given interpretive problem, reliability, and importance to weigh the evidence and interpretations presented in historical scholarship. This course develops the skills necessary to arrive at conclusions on the basis of an informed judgment and to present reasons and evidence clearly and persuasively in essay format.