Credit: 1 unit
Required course for all 9th grade students; 1 credit of American History is required for graduation in Missouri
NOTE: Also offered through R-7 Online Academy
This class provides a broad survey of America’s past from Reconstruction and Westward Expansion (late 1800s) to present.
Expectations will be to read text and supplementary material; take class lecture notes; complete study guides and make reports;
construct historical timelines; complete map exercises; interpret historical documents, graphs and charts; engage in class
discussions and simulations; and analyze historical photos and videos. Starting with students who enter 9th grade after July
1, 2017, students will take and pass the Missouri Civics Education Initiative Exam during this course to meet state law
requirements for graduation.