America at War Teacher: Mr. McClellan Text: Our main resources will be the websites listed under Reading Material on the webpage. Course Description: Placing emphasis on people this course will explore the involvement of the American nation in war. Students will have the opportunity to explore varied information about each of America’s wars. Students are encouraged to allow their interests to guide their focus as they explore the people, reasons for, places and outcomes of America at War. Objectives: Upon the successful completion of this course the student will be able to: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. identify individuals and groups that have had an impact on American Wars. describe the changes in military weaponry from the American Revolution to present day. define key terms and use those terms in the context of written evaluations. evaluate the impact of War on America and Americans. Have a better understanding of the use and evaluation of Internet resources as learning tools . Schedule War American Revolution War of 1812 Mexican-American War Civil War Spanish-American War World War I World War II Korean War Vietnam War Persian Gulf War Afghanistan/Iraq War Due Dates for Materials September 17, 2013 September 28, 2013 October 5, 2013 October 19, 2013 October 28, 2013 November 12, 2013 November 26, 2013 December 7, 2013 December 14, 2013 December 21, 2013 January 4, 2014 Class policy: All work should be submitted to [email protected] on or before the due date listed above. Any item sent after midnight of the due date will be considered late. Late work will be graded at ¼ credit.