Mr. Hicks - Social Studies

    1. Government/US Geography
    2. World Geography/Government
    3. World History
    4. Jr. High
    5. US Geography/Government
    6. Civil War/World War II
    7. Government/World Geography
    8. Prep

    Course Descriptions

    Civil War:
    This class explores the causes and results of the Civil War, as well as, the war itself. The economics, society and politics of this time in American History will be addressed.

    Government:
    The high school government program emphasizes the principles and structure of the American form of government. Activities include familiarization with the principles and practices, the documents and the books upon which our governance system is based. It includes study of both the structure and procedures of each level of our federal system.

    US Geography:
    The high school geography program emphasizes the major elements of geographical study and analysis (location, place and movement) and their relationships to changes in society and environment. Activities include making and interpreting maps, graphs and tables for description and comparison of various areas and regions.

    World Geography:
    The high school geography program emphasizes the major elements of geographical study and analysis (location, place and movement) and their relationships to changes in society and environment. Activities include making and interpreting maps, graphs and tables for description and comparison  of various areas and regions.

    World History:
    The high school program emphasizes the major elements of historical study (continuity and change) and their results in changing society and the environment. Activities include interpreting maps, graphs and table for description and comparison of various eras and civilizations, analyzing and evaluating historical events and movements from a variety of sources.

    World War II:
    The period between 1939 and 1945 is considered the most brutal in human history. During this period occurred World War II, which resulted in the countless deaths of millions of people. This course will examine the various causes of the Second World War, as well as, the general conduct of the war in both the European and Pacific theatres.