Prerequisite: None
Grade Level: 11-12
Semesters: 1
Credits: 0.5

Chicago History addresses issues related to the foundation and development of Chicago as a major US city. Topics of local and national significance, such as The Chicago Fire, the Columbian Exposition, immigration patterns to Chicago, the city’s political history, and a study of architectural trends are included in the scope of the course. Students will engage in alternative assessments, and research projects, and will work with a variety of secondary and primary source materials to enhance their understanding of local and regional history.