Civics/Government (minimum 6, maximum 12)
US Civics/Government: In this class will dive into how our government was designed to work and what our role as Christian citizens is supposed to look like. We will be using current events along with an established curriculum format from the Institute on the Constitution whose mission is to restore our American Founding Fathers' Biblical, Constitutional, American View of law and government. This class will be taught on the foundation and belief "There is a God, our rights come from Him and the purpose of civil government is to protect our God-given rights" and that fidelity to this American View is crucial to the preservation of Liberty. There is no text to purchase, handouts will be distributed in class. The cost for the course will be $350 with a $25 supply fee.
American History (minimum 5, maximum 12)
A comprehensive review, this course will cover topics from Native Americans and Colonization, early American life, slavery, religious freedom, the American Revolution, the formation of government, the Civil War and reconstruction, immigration, westward expansion, World War I and II, Vietnam War, Civil Rights era, and the War on Terrorism. The course will emphasize critical thinking, presentation and debate skills, and an examination of various world views through the lens of a Christian Worldview. Assignments will include reading, essay/opinion questions, document/speech memorization, and debate and presentations. Satisfactory completion of this course will qualify for one history credit and one public speaking (elective) credit. The text for this course will be American History: Observations and Assessments from Early Settlement to Today, James P. Stobaugh. (Please do not purchase until instructed to do so.) Cost of the course is $350 with a $25 supply fee.
World History and Geography (minimum 5, maximum 12)
This course will cover the wide range of world history beginning with Creation and covering ancient topics such as Egypt's kingdoms, rise of Greece, dynasties of China, and the rise and fall of the Roman empire. The Medieval time period will cover Western European and Church History, Asia, Africa, Pre-Columbian America, the Age of Discovery, the Renaissance, the Protestant Reformation, Elizabethan England, and advances into the World Wars and more modern history. Geography will be extensively reviewed throughout this course and successful completion of the material will allow the student to claim one history credit and one geography (elective) credit. The text for this course is World History for Christian Schools by Bob Jones (ISBN 0-89084-712-6) and the cost for this course will be $350 with a $25 supply fee.
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