This year we will study the following topics: * World Geography * World Lakes * The Maya, Aztec, and Inca Civilizations * The Renaissance * The Reformation * England: Golden Age to Glorious Revolution * The Age of Exploration * Early Russia * Feudal Japan * Westward Expansion Before the Civil War * The Civil War * Westward Expansion After the Civil War * Native Americans: Cultures and Conflicts * Geography of the United States
Current Topics of Study
Come explore the frontier of North America and discover the many cultures of the Native Americans. You will encounter the tribes of the Great Basin Region, the Northern and Southern Plateau, the tribes of the Plains and of the Pacific Northwest. In addition, witness the Ghost Dance, be a part of the Indian Wars and the settling of the United States.
The test for this unit will cover the highlighted notes and vocabulary. The students will be asked to write sentences using the vocabulary words.