US HISTORY PACING GUIDE

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US HISTORY PACING GUIDE
Course Description: US History is designed as a survey course and a continuation of the Civics & Economics curriculum. It will begin with the national
period and the administration of George Washington. Throughout the competency goals, there will be some loverlap of time periods to allow for teacher
flexibility and to address the complexity of the issues and events. The overall curriculum continues to current times.
                       NCSCOS Goal                                                                                   Content
                                             Days               Objectives
GOAL 1: THE NEW NATION (1789-                  6       1.01, 1.03, 1.02               •   Domestic Issues and Problems
1820)                                                                                 •   Political freedoms
                                                                                      •   Disenfranchised groups (African Americans, American
                                                                                          Indians, Women)
                                                                                      •   International relationships: commercial and diplomatic
                                                                                      •   Washington’s Presidency –(Domestic and Foreign Policies)
                                                                                      •   Adams’s Presidency
                                                                                      •   Jefferson’s Presidency
GOAL 2: EXPANSION AND                          8       2.01, 2.03, 2.04, 2.05         •   Territorial Expansion
REFORM (1801-1850)                                     2.02, 2.06                     •   Admission of new members to a group (states)
                                                                                      •   Nationalism
                                                                                      •   Division (sectionalism)
                                                                                      •   Economic and Social Issues
                                                                                      •   Reform movements
                                                                                      •   Role of Religion in national affairs
GOAL 3: CRISIS, CIVIL WAR, AND                 8       3.01, 3.02, 3.03               •   Economic, Social, and Political influences from Mexican
RECONSTRUCTION (1848-1877)                                                                American War to Civil War
                                                                                      •   Cause of Civil War (violent division within a group)
                                                                                      •   Turning Points (military and political)
                                                                                      •   Reconstruction: causes and impacts
                                                                                      •   Impact of Civil War and Reconstruction on national
                                                                                          government

                                                       3.04, 3.05
GOAL 4: THE GREAT WEST AND                     5       4.03, 4.01, 4.02, 4.03         •   Westward Movement (motivation, challenges, influences,
THE RSE OF THE DEBTOR (1860-                                                              Impact)
1896                                                                                  •   Populism
                                                                                      •   Impact of technological and financial innovation

GOAL 5: BECOMING AN                            5       5.01, 5.02, 5.04, 5.03         •   Immigration
INDUSTRIAL SOCIETY (1877-1900)                                                        •   Industrialization
                                                                                      •   Changing Urban structure
                                                                                      •   Accumulation of wealth
                                                                                      •   Power: economic and political
                                                                                      •   Impact of Labor Unions

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                                                                       •   Changing role of government
GOAL 6: THE EMERGENCE OF THE        5   6.01,6.02, 6.03                •   Global and military competition
UNITED STATES IN WORLD                                                 •   Causes and Conduct of the Spanish-American War
AFFAIRS (1890-1914)                                                    •   Foreign affairs
                                                                       •   Interconnection
GOAL 7: THE PROGRESSIVE             5   7.02, 7.03, 7.01, 7.04         •   Progressivism (roles of Progressive Presidents)
MOVEMENT IN THE UNITED                                                 •   Social Conditions
STATES (1890-1914)                                                     •   Political and economic gains
                                                                       •   Segregation (impact on different groups)
                                                                       •   Industrial Innovations
GOAL 8: THE GREAT WAR AND ITS       4   8.01, 8.03, 8.02               •   World War I (causes, importance)
AFTERMATH (1914-1930)                                                  •   Neutrality
                                                                       •   Global Warfare
                                                                       •   Causation of international conflict
                                                                       •   Turning Points (military and political)


GOAL 9: PROSPERITY AND              8   9.01, 9.03, 9.05, 9.02, 9.04   •   Economic Cycles
DEPRESSION (1919-1939)                                                 •   Extent of Prosperity
                                                                       •   Social groups
                                                                       •   Changes in lifestyles (social, intellectual and technological)
                                                                       •   Tradition and challenges to practices (race, religion,
                                                                           gender, political parties)
                                                                       •   Expansion of role of Federal government

GOAL 10: WORLD WAR II AND THE           10.01, 10.03, 10.02, 10.04,    •   Global Warfare
BEGINNING OF THE COLD WAR       9       10.05                          •   Causation of international conflict
(1930-1963)                                                            •   Turning points (military, diplomatic, political)
                                                                       •   Impact of war on society, economy, culture, and politics
                                                                       •   Domestic Issues and Problems
                                                                       •   Political freedoms
                                                                       •   Disenfranchised groups (Japanese, Koreans, Cubans,
                                                                           Germans)
                                                                       •   International relationships: commercial and diplomatic-
                                                                           foreign policy
                                                                       •   Effectiveness of peace organizations
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GOAL 11: RECOVERY,                             9       11.01, 11.02, 11.05, 11.03,    •   Cold War (Red Scare)
PROSPERITY, AND TURMOIL (1945-                         11.04, 11.06                   •   Impact of heightened tensions on society
1980)                                                                                 •   Impact of social movements (Women, American Indians,
                                                                                          Environmentalism, Hispanic American rights)
                                                                                      •   Causation of international conflict
                                                                                      •   Impact of war on society (Vietnam)
                                                                                      •   Impact of technological innovation on society
                                                                                      •   Impact of political events on public/private citizens
GOAL 12: THE UNITED STATES                     5       12.01, 12.03, 12.04, 12.02,    •   Foreign policy
SINCE VIETNAM WAR (1973-                               12.05, 12.06                   •   Amending a constitution
PRESENT)                                                                              •   Impact of legislative, judicial, and federal changes on
                                                                                          society
                                                                                      •   Impact of change on society (technology, environment,
                                                                                          economy, cultural, social, and political)
                                                                                      •   Impact of racial and ethnic diversity
                                                                                      •   Impact of Terrorism on society (technology, environment,
                                                                                          economy, cultural, social, and political)
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EXAMS                                      4                                                                                                         To view
the complete NCSCOS document, which includes specific objectives, please view the following:

http://www.ncpublicschools.org/curriculum/socialstudies/scos/2003-04/067eleventhgrade


For additional resources aligned to the NCSCOS, please view the US History Curriculum Document at the following:

http://www.ncpublicschools.org/docs/curriculum/socialstudies/secondary/honorsushistory.pdf (This is for ALL US History levels, not just honors)




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