Students will study the history of the United States from after the American Revolution to World War II. Students will see God’s providence, provision, and grace as the United States advanced throughout the years. In addition, classes will concentrate on world geography, culture, and religion as a necessary means to understand the importance of global evangelism. Students will develop an understanding of different people groups and the progress of the gospel throughout the world. Each week, students will study a new country. They will not only be able to locate the country on a map but also be knowledgeable of the country’s culture and government, as well as the status of the evangelical Christian church within that country.
This course is a study of Georgia geography, history, government, and economics. While the four strands are interwoven, ample opportunity is provided for in-depth study of the geography of Georgia and the government of Georgia. U.S. historical events are included, as appropriate, to ensure students understand Georgia’s role in the history of the United States.
In eighth grade US History, students will develop and understanding of the history of the United States from the Reconstruction era to present day. Students will engage in assignments and activities designed to help them improve in reading informational texts, interpreting and applying data from original documents, and using historical data to support an argument or position. Students will also have the objective of understanding of historical chronology.