Spanish Immersion History of the Americas

This Spanish Immersion version of US History has been expanded to include examination of the transformation of the Americas (including North, Central and South America), from the initial European explorations into the Americas up to present day. Topics include Pre-Columbian events, the colonial period, the Revolution and events leading up to it, and the US Civil War and its the causes and reconstruction, western expansion, industrial foundations, the United States involvement in World War I, the 1920s and the causes of the Great Depression, World War II, the advent of the nuclear age and the Cold War. Students will gain an awareness of how history has helped to shape the Western Hemisphere.