History Headquarters

AHSGE Social Studies Objectives


History Headquarters is a good place to review topics covered in Modern United States History. These reviews are a combination of class activities, student generated reviews, sample test questions, and links for further review and study.

Modern History Topics


Imperialism
Rough Riders
Spanish-American War
McKinley
Reagan
Ellis Island Project
Washington v. DuBois
World War I World War I Notes
T. Roosevelt
G. Bush
Progressive Era
Nixon
World War II
Taft
Clinton
WWI on Home Front
Bernard Baruch
Korean War
Wilson
G. W. Bush
Roaring 20s
Muckrakers
Vietnam War
Harding
Ford
Stock Market Crash
William Jennings Bryan
The Cold War
Coolidge
Carter
Great Depression
Harlem Renaissance
Johnson
Hoover
1960s Protests
The New Deal
Harry Hopkins
Bay of Pigs
FDR
Iran Hostage Crisis
Japanese American Internment
Koramatsu v. U.S.
Cuban Missile Crisis
Truman
Kent State Tragedy
Rev. Billy Graham
J. Robert Oppenheimer
Rosa Parks
Eisenhower
Watergate
Baby Boomers
Culture of the 1950s
National Defense Education Act
Kennedy
Civil Rights Movement
Brown vs. Board of Education
Federal Reserve System
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Star Wars
Dr. Benjamin Spock



World War II/Cold War

MacArthur returns to Philippines
Battle of Bulge
Berlin Airlift
Loyalty Review Program
kamakaze
Postdam Conference
HUAC, Alger Hiss, Joseph McCarthy
National Defense Education Act
Island-Hopping
Yalta Conference
United Nations
Brinkmanship
Iwo Jima
NATO
NASA
Suez Crisis
Manhattan Project
Marshall Plan
Containment
Truman Doctrine
Manhattan Project 2
How Germany is divided
1949 in China
Korean War
Hiroshima and Nagasaki
Iron Curtain
Rosenbergs
Truman Fires MacArthur
Operation Overlord
Satellite nations
Internal Security Act
Sputnik
D-Day
National Security Act
Military-industrial complex

FDR dies Truman takes over
Rationing



AHSGE Objectives for Social Studies


· Identify and evaluate America's exploration, development, and divergence
· Recognize and comprehend the impact of the influences of intellectual and religious thought on the political systems
· Identify and comprehend the provisions of essential documents of the government
· Identify and evaluate the impact of the American Revolution
· Identify and evaluate the Era of Expansion
· Identify and evaluate the impact of America social and political reform and the emergence of a distinct culture
· Identify the events, causes, and effects of the Civil War Era
· Identify and evaluate the events that led to the settlement of the West
· Evaluate the concepts, developments, and consequences of industrialization and urbanization
· Evaluate the causes of World War I
· Analyze the effects of World War I
· Analyze the advent and impact of the Great Depression and the New Deal on American life
· Analyze America's involvement in World War II

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