GRADE 7:

AMERICAN HISTORY--1600 TO THE PRESENT

I. Encounter and Colonization

A. Pre-Columbian America

B. European Colonization

II. American Revolution

A. French and Indian War

B. Tighter British Control

C. Colonial Resistance

D. Declaration of Independence

E. Treaty of Paris

III. The New Government (1781-1789)

A. Articles of Confederation

B. Constitution

C. Checks and Balances

IV. The Early Republic

A. Territorial Growth

B. Industrial Growth

C. War of 1812

V. Andrew Jackson (1828-1840)

A. Bank War

B. Cherokee removal

VI. Westward Expansion & Manifest Destiny

VII. The Civil War (1850-1865)

VIII. Reconstruction (1865-1876)

A. Johnson's Plan

B. Radical Republicans

IX. Immigration

A. Wave of immigrants

B. Treatment of immigrants in U.S.

X. World War I

XI. Turbulent Twenties

A. Prohibition

B. Gay times

C. Fear and intolerance

D. Women's suffrage

E. Inventions

F. Harlem Renaissance

XII. The Great Depression

A. From boom to bust

B. The New Deal

C. Victory bargaining & Unions

D. First Lady

XIII. World War II

XIV. Fabulous Fifties

A. Inventions & pop culture

B. Urban vs. suburban

XV. The Sixties

A. Riots

B. Pop culture

C. Vietnam War

D. Political leaders

E. Civil rights

F. Women's rights

XVI. The Seventies to Today

 

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