Mr. Ryan - Prescott Social Studies

Prescott HS Social Studies - Mr. Ryan

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This year long course will cover 500 years of history from the period of Columbus to modern times. Students will analyze and evaluate primary and secondary documents and "write histories" based on their analysis. The coursework in this college prep class is designed to prepare students for the AP exam that will be proctored in May. Students enrolled in this class have an opportunity to travel to Waswagoning on the Lac Du Flambeau Indian Reservation. 100 Milestone Documents American Rhetoric - Speeches AP History for Students Digital History Library of Congress - American Memory National Archives Presidents of the United States Primary Documents - US History The AP College Board United States History - Documents
This semester course focuses on the rights and responsibilities of United States citizens. Students will explore the four levels of government (federal, state, tribal, and local) and analyze their impacts on individual citizens and society. Concentrated study of current events, mock elections, and class discussion/debate will be the focus of this course. CNN Real Clear Politics The Living Room Candidate The White House Wisconsin Eye - C Span Wisconsin State Legislature
This semester course focuses on the historical, political, and cultural impacts of First Nations people on the United States and the state of Wisconsin. Treaty rights, tribal sovereignty, and other contemporary issues connected to native people will be discussed at length. Students enrolled in this class will have an opportunity to travel to Waswagoning on the Lac Du Flambeau Indian Reservation. American Indian Resources First Nations Resources Indian Boarding School Experiences Indian Boarding School Gallery Indian Boarding Schools Indian Boarding Schools - PBS Indian Country Today Indian Country Wisconsin Wisconsin Tribal Nations Indian Mascots Indian Mascots and Logos Indian Nations in Wisconsin Indian Treaty Rights Indian Sports Teams Logos Indianz.com - Internet Resources Midwest Treaty Network The News From Indian Country Wisconsin Tribal Nations Wisconsin Indian Mascot and Logo Taskforce
This semester long course focuses on the study of physical and human geography. Students will research how geography and culture influence decision-making. Students will analyze maps, research cultural similarities and differences, and discuss and debate contemporary world geography issues.

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