Enduring Theme of Course & HW Assignment

  • Throughout your study of US History, you should be able to see an "Enduring Understanding," or common theme, that connects all of the content of US History. This enduring understanding will be visited during each unit, each test, and will bind the course together, as a whole.


    This year, our enduring understanding is:


    Freedom & Liberty


    Another way to see the enduring understanding:


    Between America’s birth to the present, America has been challenged by its principles of freedom and liberty and how to interpret those principles in a changing society.



    Throughout the course and each unit, we will consider:


    • How have Americans’ differing interpretations of the principles of freedom and liberty challenged the nation?
    • What does freedom and liberty mean in America?   
    • What is freedom and/or liberty to you?  


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