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General Description

Prerequisite: Junior or senior standing

This course will engage in the study of 20th Century topics that impact how students experience life in The United States today. The curriculum begins with the problems of industrialization after the Civil War and concludes with recent world events from the Near Present Day.  

Major Topics of the Course

  • The Progressive Era
  • American Colonialism
  • America in WWI
  • The Roaring 20’s
  • The Great Depression
  • Isolationism to WWII
  • America in WWII
  • The Cold War
  • The Consensus Era
  • Cultural Challenges
  • The Neo-Conservative Revolution
  • The End of the Cold War
  • New Global Challenges

Homework for this course will be minimal provided students use class time effectively. However, students may occasionally need to study for assessments as directed by the instructor.

Theory of Action

Enumclaw High School Social Studies Teachers are passionate about the wide-ranging subject matter that we teach. We believe History, Psychology, Civics, Contemporary Issues and the various interest-based classes we offer promote an informed citizenry ready to participate in the future of our country. The Social Studies Department is committed to developing authentic learning experiences in our various curricula designed to engage students through promoting a deeper understanding of the world around us.