2019 - 2020 MCPS High School Course Bulletin
2110/2112 History, United States A/B0.5 credit per semester
This course is a continuation of eighth grade U.S. history. Students learn key concepts and events through reading, writing, document analysis, and historical thinking. In the first semester, students learn the effects of migration, immigration, and industrialization; the impact of United States involvement in world affairs through World War I; and major developments of the 1920s and 1930s. In the second semester, students learn the impact of World War II; the origins and effects of the Cold War; cultural changes in post-war America including the expansion of civil rights; and foreign and domestic policies between 1968 and 1991. This course is required for graduation.
9 - 10 - 11 - 12
No repeats for credit
Additional Course Information:
- National Collegiate Athletic Association Initial Eligibility Clearinghouse (NCAA/IEC)
- Satisfies the U.S. History credit graduation requirement