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United States History

This story line will take the reader

through Vay. As they discover new islands,

they will find hidden secrets that will help

them find the Woman of Light and

restore the tower and reconnect

the islands.

The quests are listed in order of the story. They are designed for standard mastery so each quest covers different topics under each standard. To follow the story, the quests must be completed in order.


USH.1 The student will analyze the transformation of the United States through its civil rights struggles, immigrant experiences, and settlement of the American West in the PostReconstruction Era, 1865 to the 1920s.

USH.2 The student will analyze the social, economic and political changes that occurred during the American Industrial Revolution, the Gilded Age, and significant reform movements from the 1870s to the 1920s.

USH.3 The student will analyze the expanding role of the United States in international affairs as America was transformed into a world power in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, 1890 to 1920.

USH.4 The student will analyze the cycles of boom and bust of the 1920s and 1930s on the transformation of American government, the economy and society.

USH.5 The student will analyze the United States role in international affairs by examining the major causes, events and effects of the nation’s involvement in World War II, 1933 to 1946.

USH.6 The student will analyze foreign events and policies during the Cold War, 1945-1975.

USH.7 The student will analyze the cause and effects of significant domestic events and policies from 1945 to 1975.

USH.8 The student will analyze the impact of foreign and domestic policies from 1977 to 2001.

USH.9 The student will examine contemporary challenges and successes in meeting the needs of the American citizen and society, 2002 to the present.

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