A MILITARY HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES
Course # 22248
Available to grades 11-12
This half-credit elective course examines America’s military history beginning with the American Revolution to the current military interventions and operations of the early 21st century, including the Mexican War, Civil War, Spanish-American War, World Wars I & II, Cold War, Korean War, Vietnam War and Persian Gulf Wars. Students will analyze the evolution and development of American military strategy, operations, and tactics, as well as the significant changes and improvements in military organization of the U.S. armed forces. Students will learn the major technological advances in America’s weaponry, communications, and intelligence gathering capabilities, including technology’s impact on the American military and its history.