CHA3U - American History COURSE Description

COURSE Description

Course Title: American History
Course Code: CHA3U
Grade: 11
Course Type: University Preparation
Credit Value: 1.0
Prerequisite: Canadian History since World War I, Grade 10, Academic or Applied
Curriculum Policy Document: Canadian and World Studies, The Ontario Curriculum, Grades 11 to 12, 2015
Department:Canadian and World Studies
Course Developer: Kydan Educational Services
Development Date: 2017-2018


Course Description: This course explores key aspects of the social, economic, and political development of the United States from precontact to the present. Students will examine the contributions of groups and individuals to the country’s evolution and will explore the historical context of key issues, trends, and events that have had an impact on the United States, its identity and culture, and its role in the global community. Students will extend their ability to apply the concepts of historical thinking and the historical inquiry process, including the interpretation and analysis of evidence, when investigating various forces that helped shape American history.