Enroll in Middle School US History with Dolphin STEM Academy
In Middle School US History, Semester B, you’ll learn about major events that took
place in American history. In the first unit, you’ll analyze the importance of the Louisiana
Purchase, the War of 1812, industrialization, and the Monroe era. In the second unit,
you’ll examine the Jacksonian era, the impact of westward expansion, the reform
movements of the mid-1800s, and the abolitionist movement. In the third unit, you’ll
learn about the Civil War. You’ll analyze the factors that led to the Civil War and the
impact of the war on the United States. In the last unit, you’ll explore the Reconstruction
By the end of this course, you will be able to do the following:
Analyze the importance of the Louisiana Purchase.
Identify the causes and effects of the War of 1812.
Analyze the impact of industrialization on the United States in the early 1800s.
Explain the growth of the Monroe era.
Analyze Andrew Jackson’s actions as president.
Explain the effects of westward expansion.
Describe reform movements of the 1800s.
Explain the differences between the North and the South before the Civil War.
Trace the origins of the abolitionist movement in the United States.
Examine the causes, major events, and impact of the Civil War.
Analyze the Reconstruction period after the Civil War.