This course is designed to explore the causes and consequences of World War II. We will be researching and analyzing key events revolving around the rise of totalitarian leadership in Germany, Italy, and Russia, the declarations of war in Europe, the bombing of Pearl Harbor, key battles in Europe and the Pacific, and the dropping of the atomic bombs in Japan.
This course is intended to help you understand the Holocaust through literature.  By reading Holocaust literature for young adults, you will become aware and hopefully understand the systematic genocide planned by Hitler to develop a "superior race".  Because we live in a world far removed from the atrocities of the Holocaust, it is imperative we study this "lest we forget and allow history to repeat itself".

This course provides the students with purposes, principles, and practices of American government on the national, state, and local levels. Students will examine the rights and responsibilities of citizens and how to exercise these rights. The function and role of the government at the executive, legislative,  and judicial branches  will also be examined. Students will study how the purposes, principles, and institutions of government are established in the U.S. Constitution and the Massachusetts Constitution. Landmark Supreme Court cases and their impact on the laws will also be examined.

In this course students will study the political, intellectual, and philosophical rationale for the American Revolution; In addition to the war’s cause, course, and consequence from its conception following the political and economic upheaval brought on by the French and Indian War, through its conclusion with the surrender of Charles Cornwallis at Yorktown on October 19, 1781
Unit I of this course will analyze the causes, events, and effects of the American Civil Rights Movement in the 1950's and 60's. 
This Course covers the History of the United States. The course begins with the Reconstruction Period and moves through the late 19th Century and first half of the 20th Century. Key topics and themes include: American Industry, Inventions, Gilded Age Politics and Life, Immigration, Labor unrest, Populism, Progressive movements, Women's rights, African American Rights, Foreign Policy, The 1920s, The Depression and both World Wars. The moodle sight will allow students to access online material that accompanies the work done in the classroom.
This section will enhance the American Civil War cirriculum by taking the battle of Gettysburg and making it an auxiliary sub section for the more advanced students.