Unit One: Causes of Civil War Duration: 1st & 2



Download 8.8 Kb.
Date03.05.2016
Size8.8 Kb.
IB-History of Americas Syllabus

Henri Naylor



Unit One: Causes of Civil War

Duration: 1st & 2nd 6 weeks
IB History of Americas Curriculum Objectives:

  • United States Civil War: causes, course, and effects 1840-77

    • Cotton economy and slavery: conditions of enslavement, adaptation and resistance

    • Origins of the Civil war: political issues, states’ rights, modernization, sectionalism, the nullification crisis, economic differences between the North and South

    • Abolitionist debate: ideologies and arguments for and against slavery and their impact

    • Reasons for, and effects of, westward expansion and the sectional debates

    • Union versus Confederate: strengths and weaknesses, economic resources, leaders

    • Reconstruction: economic, social, and political successes and failures, economic expansion

    • African Americans in the Civil War and in the New South: legal, Black Codes, Jim Crow Laws



Notes Included in this Unit:

  • Origins of Slavery

  • Background to Civil War

  • Westward Expansion

  • Growing Section Strife

  • Events Leading to Civil War



Unit Two: Civil War thru the End of Reconstruction

Duration: 3rd 6 weeks
IB History of Americas Curriculum Objectives:

  • United States Civil War: causes, course, and effects 1840-77

    • Cotton economy and slavery: conditions of enslavement, adaptation and resistance

    • Origins of the Civil war: political issues, states’ rights, modernization, sectionalism, the nullification crisis, economic differences between the North and South

    • Abolitionist debate: ideologies and arguments for and against slavery and their impact

    • Reasons for, and effects of, westward expansion and the sectional debates

    • Union versus Confederate: strengths and weaknesses, economic resources, leaders

    • Reconstruction: economic, social, and political successes and failures, economic expansion

    • African Americans in the Civil War and in the New South: legal, Black Codes, Jim Crow Laws


Notes Included in this Unit:

  • Course of Civil War

  • Reconstruction


Unit Three: Emergence of the Americas in Global Affairs 1880-1913

Duration: Last 3 wks. of the 4th Six Wks through 3rd wk of 5th Six Wks
IB History of Americas Curriculum Objectives:

  • Emergence of the Americas is Global Affairs 1880-1929

    • United States’ expansionist foreign policies: political, economic, and social and ideological reasons

    • Social Darwinism

    • Spanish-American War: causes and effects (1898)

    • United States’ expansionist foreign policies: political, economic, and social and ideological reasons

    • United States’ foreign policies: Big Stick, Dollar Diplomacy, Moral Diplomacy, applications and impact on the region


Notes Included in this Unit:

  • Emergence of US Power in Global Affairs(1880-1913)

  • US Foreign Policy: 1900-1913

  • Wilson & Moral Diplomacy


Unit Three: Civil Rights

Duration: 6th 6 weeks
IB History of Americas Curriculum Objectives:

  • The Development of Modern Nations 1865-1929

    • Development and impact of ideological currents including Progressivism and Social Darwinism

    • Social, economic and legal conditions of African Americans between 1865 and 1929; Harlem Renaissance; the search for civil rights and the ideas, aims and tactics of Booker T. Washington, WEB DuBois, and Marcus Garvey

  • Civil Rights and Social Movements in the Americas

    • African Americans and the Civil Rights Movement: origins, tactics and organizations; the US Supreme Court and legal challenges to segregation in education; ending of the segregation in the South (1955-65)

    • Role of Dr. Martin Luther King in the Civil Rights Movement; the rise of radical African American activism (1965-68): Black Panthers; Black Muslims; Black Power and Malcolm X

    • Role of the governments in civil rights movements in the Americas



Notes Included in this Unit:

  • US Civil Rights Movement



Share with your friends:




The database is protected by copyright ©essaydocs.org 2020
send message

    Main page