John Finerty

Finerty, John

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John Finerty


Social Studies

 Welcome to American Studies I. We cove Exploration to Reconstruction. There is an online book along with some fun interactive study games and resources for all students to use. Go to The user name is the students first and last with no space. The password is thurmont. Each student will create an account in the computer lab to avoid confusion.

The Units for the class include the following:
1.  Geography and Colonization
2.  The Road to Independence
3.  Confederation to Constitution
4.  The Early Republic
5.  The Age of Jackson
5.  Expansion
6.  Causes of the Civil War
7.  The Civil War and Reconstruction

There are four CRES assessments--two written and two selected response. Study guides will be provided for all students.