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THE UNITED STATES SINCE 1900
This course is the continuation of American History at the turn of the twentieth century to the present. Grade 11 students will study the political, social, and economic impact and consequences of the policies, domestic and foreign, of the United States regarding the Cold War, the Civil Rights Movement, the loss of credibility and confidence of the American presidency in the 1970s, the rise and impact of the Reagan Conservative Movement, the Persian Gulf War, the Clinton presidency, and the attacks of September 11, 2001, and the war against terrorism in Afghanistan and Iraq. Students will also examine the political, economic and social impacts of scientific and technological advancements, globalization and global interdependence, and recent events and trends that have shaped modern-day America.