ASAG I syllabus

 ASAG I Syllabus

Week 1 focus: establish class procedures; pre-Columbian America

Week 2 focus: pre-Columbians through Columbus’s ‘discovery’

Week 3 focus: first European settlements (Jamestown, Pilgrims, etc)

Weeks 4 - 6 focus: Colonial America (social, economic and political ideas)

Weeks 7 - 9 focus: American Revolution and the Declaration of Independence

Week 10 focus: America’s first government (Articles of Confederation)

Week 11 focus: battle over the Constitution; mid-term exam

Week 12 focus: begin detailed look at the Constitution

Weeks 13 and 14 focus: the legislative branch of our government

Weeks 15 and 16 focus: the executive branch of our government

Week 17 focus: the judicial branch of our government

Week 18 focus: preparation for and taking the final exam!