The American Literature and United States History Team at Thousand Oaks High School
Tasha Beaudoin, American Literature
Krister Swanson, U.S. History
This yearlong course on the history of our nation from colonial times to the present is designed to familiarize you with the society in which you live.  Daily assignments, lecture outlines, possible essay questions and other helpful review activities can be found in the Unit Pages that will be linked on the right as we go through the year together.
Unit I Review:

PPT or Text

Colonial America, Revolution and Expansion
The Civil War, Reconstruction & the West
Immigration, Industrialism, and Progressivism

Imperialism and WWI

The Twenties
The Great Depression
World War II
The Cold War & the 1950's
Civil Rights Movement
Vietnam & the 1960's
Nixon, Ford, Carter, Reagan & Bush
Team Outline

e-mail Mr. Swanson
Class Grades:
Period 4    Period 5
The Americans @ - this website contains the online version of your book  You can get all kinds of additional materials and do nifty review activities on this website!

Hypertext American History
An amazing compilation of articles, essays, and primary sources that span 500 years of United States History. ;

Online Exhibit Hall at the National Archives
An remarkable collection of  documents, art work, and photographs from our nation's history.
All kinds of historical information from the light hearted to the serious.

Their motto says it all - "This is where history lives on the web!"  A great site for research or just as a place to check out articles on topics of personal interest.

Recent events have drawn attention to the constant need to help those in difficult situations.  Here are some of my favorite places to go and help: 
Hunger: The Hungersite, Bread for the World   Donate Blood: Red Cross
Disaster Relief: CARE