Camden Hills Regional High School

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US History II-2
Social Studies

This course covers United States history, geography, economy, government, cultural and intellectual events, and foreign policy since the Second World War. The first half of the course will focus heavily on the Cold War, the Vietnam War, and the Civil Rights movements in the second half of the twentieth century. The second half of the course will focus heavily on America’s involvement with the Middle East since World War II, with particular emphasis on America’s changing role in the region and domestic implications of American Middle Eastern policy. The course will regularly incorporate reading, writing, critical thinking, research, and discussion skills.