Course Syllabus

American History II Honors

Mark Mennitt

Course Outline


Welcome to Honors United States History. We look forward to an exciting and successful year. Listed below is some general information regarding curriculum, behavioral expectations, classroom procedures, grading policies, conferencing information, and tutoring. Our textbook is The Americans. Holt McDougal, 2014


The Americans (blue book)

Unit 1: The West, Industrial Age, Immigration, Urbanization and Life at the Turn of the Century

Chapters 5-8

Unit 2: Progressive Era and Imperialism

Chapters 9-10

Unit 3: WWI and the 1920’s

Chapters 11-13                                                

Unit 4: The Great Depression and the New Deal

Chapters 14-15

Unit 5: WWII

Chapters 16-17

Unit 6: The Cold War Begins (1945-60)/ 1950’s Culture

Chapters 18-19

Unit 7: The 1960’s (JFK/LBJ, Civil Rights, Vietnam, Social Change)

Chapters 20-23

Unit 8: The 1970’s and 1980’s

Chapters 24-25

Unit 9: The 1990’s and beyond

Chapter 26                                                                                       


Behavioral Expectations:

  1. Adhere to all policies listed in your student handbook.
  2. Be on time and be prepared. Bring pen, notebook, and book every day.
  3. Be respectful.
  4. Be proud. Always do your best.


All assignments are due at the beginning of class. Late work will only be accepted one day after the due date and will be penalized 25%. If you are missing an assignment, it is your responsibility to make up the work you missed. Your grade will be an average of quizzes, homework, class work, tests, and a mid term exam and an Final exam.

Homework/Class work: 25%

Quizzes:                     25%

Tests:                       50%

Exams:                      25% of your Semester grade

Conference/Tutoring: Anyone wishing to schedule a conference or receive tutoring may schedule an appointment. School Phone 704 290-1520

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