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Washington State History

 
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Washington State History

Recommended Grade Level: 9 - 10

Washington State History

The Washington State History course covers the early history of the state through its development to the present day. The course tracks the history of the state by featuring the interplay of people, environment, geography, economics, and government throughout the years.

Credit: 0.5

 

Prerequisites:

None

 

Syllabus:

Section 1

  • Introduction to Washington State

Section 2

  • Territory and Treaty-Making (1854 – 1889)
  • Railroads, Reform, Immigration, and Labor (1889 – 1930)
  • The Great Depression and World War II (1930 -1945)
  • New Technologies and Industries (1945 – 1980)
  • Contemporary Washington State (1980 – Present)

Section 3

  • How Cultures and Cultural Groups Contributed to Washington State History
  • Causal Factors that Shaped Major Events in Washington State History
  • How Events in Washington State History affect Current Issues

Section 4

  • How Technology and Ideas have Impacted Washington State History
  • How Individuals and Movements have shaped Washington State
  • Analyze and Interpret Historical Materials from a Variety of Perspectives

Section 5

  • Analyze the Ways the US Constitution Promote Key Ideals and Principles
  • Function of the Executive Branch in the U.S. Government and the State ofWashington
  • Relationships between State and Local Governments
  • Washington State Government

 

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