Welcome to Mr. Schlosser's US History Class!

Last updated February 8, 2014

This course covers the history of the United States from the Civil War to the present. It addresses the student's ability to analyze and develop historical skills of chronological thinking, comprehension, interpretation and research. The student will study the political and cultural contributions of individuals and groups; how continuity and change have influenced history; primary documents, material articifacts and historical places; and conflict and cooperation among social groups and organizations as seen through United States History

This page provides a summary of the current unit of study--found below--as well as various links to the curriculum materials used in the unit--found to the right. Helpful resources can be found on this page as well. Let me know if you have suggestions for improving the website.

The Age of Imperialism

The United States fulfilled its "destiny" to control the land between the Atlantic and the Pacific. But what about land beyond the boundaries? Could the U.S. compete successfully with other nations to control lands beyond its continental? And if it could, should it? These are but a few of the questions asked and answered in this section.