P Montgomery DCB

P Montgomery DCB


DCS-3color-original_PACERS-300RGB.jpgPatrick Montgomery

 Hayes High School

montgopa@delawarecityschools.net

740-833-1010 ext. 4215

6:30-7:15 a.m. or 2:50-3:45 p.m.

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 U.S. History:

 To prepare you to learn in and contribute to an information-oriented world, this yearlong course will provide a detailed overview of United States history from the country’s beginnings to the current world conditions that we live in today. You will gain insight into the forging of the new nation, the sectional conflicts that nearly tore it apart, and the Civil War and Reconstruction. You will learn about nineteenth-century industrialization and urbanization, the growth of the West and the “New South,” and political efforts to reform capitalism. You will also analyze the effects of the Great Depression and the New Deal, the Cold War and the United States’ role as a world power, and more recent challenges such as movements for equality, environmental issues, and global terrorism. As a class, we will investigate and interpret past events, learn collaboratively, encourage personal ownership of learning, and apply what we have learned to real-world situations.

 

Current Issues:

 To prepare you to learn in and contribute to an information-oriented world, this semester course will provide a detailed insight into the happenings going on in the world today and how it may affect you as a citizen of the United States.  You will learn about different issues pressing in our nation today that may be affecting people close to you in a domestic sense but also issues affecting the world around you.  Some issues may deal with social studies other may deal with social issues.  As a class, we will investigate and interpret current issues and learn collaboratively, encourage personal ownership of learning, and apply what we have learned into understanding how the world is working. 

 

American Government:

To prepare you to learn in and contribute to an information oriented world, this semester long course will provide a detailed overview of the United States Government from the Nature of Politics to the inner workings of each branch of government. You will gain insight into how we established and decided on the government we have today to how each branch of government operates and makes this one of the longest forms of government in the world today. Students will be looking into how our constitution is set up and operates and the rights given to them and society from our founding fathers. We will also be looking at the way media and other outside groups promote or show politics in everyday life. Students will be looking into foreign policies and domestic policies set up to help our country grow. We will be looking into campaigns and elections and the electoral process and each branch of government and how they function to help our society grow. As a class, we will investigate and interpret past events, learn collaboratively, encourage personal ownership of learning and apply what we have learned to real world situations.

 

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