Students will study the story of America from a Christian World view beginning the pre-colonization period through the Civil War era. This course will cover the historical facts of our history as well as how God has moved in our nation. Using primary source documents, we will analyze historical themes, compare and contrast historical events, and learn to think critically about the past.

Textbook: Essential U.S. History, Paul M Roberts & Paula A Franklin - Amsco School

Students will continue the story of America form a Christian world-view beginning with the Reconstruction Era.  This course will cover the historical facts of our history as well as how God has moved in our nation.  Using primary source documents, we will analyze historical themes, compare and contrast historical events, and learn to think critically about the past.  We will start our journey with Reconstruction and end with Desert Storm and the Middle East, exploring how the past has forged the America of today.

Textbook: Essential U.S. History, Paul M Roberts & Paula A Franklin - Amsco School

 Students will develop an understanding of government and economics through a study of our founding documents, the Constitution of the United States, the government of foreign countries, and our government at the national, state, and local levels.  Studies on our great leaders, important events, world-changing legislation and social programs will add texture to the course content. This class will also cover basic economic principles, personal finance, labor, business, the global economy, and the issues and problems facing Americans today.

 Textbooks:

Basic Principles of American Government, Revised Edition, William R. Sanford, Ph.D. & Carl R. green, Ph.D.-Amsco School Publications, Inc (978-1-56765-690-9)

Economics for Everybody, Fourth Edition, Amsco School Publications (978-078918899-1)


In World History, we will utilize a Christian worldview to explore history from Creation to the 21st century.  This course will start with the beginning of our world, and work to relate the major points in history to our lives now. Current events and issues will be discussed as they are relative to the historical topics being studied, and there will be a strong focus on historical figures and civilizations.

Textbook: Essential World History, Henry Brun- AMSCO School Publications, Inc (978-1-56765-636-7)