Course Title: American History, Grade 11, University Preparation
Course Code: CHA3U
Grade: 11
Course Type: University Preparation
Credit Value: 1
Prerequisite: Canadian History since World War I, Grade 10, Academic or Applied
Department: Canadian and World Studies

Course Description

This course explores key aspects of the social, economic, and political development of the United States from precontact to the present. Students will examine the contributions of groups and individuals to the country’s evolution and will explore the historical context of key issues, trends, and events that have had an impact on the United States, its identity and culture, and its role in the global community. Students will extend their ability to apply the concepts of historical thinking and the historical inquiry process, including the interpretation and analysis of evidence, when investigating various forces that helped shape American history.

Course Outline
  • CHA3U Unit 1 Overview
  • Accessibility to CHA3U Unit 1 Assignment
  • U1L1 Native American Nations (Part 1) (A1.1, B1.1)
  • U1L2 Native American Nations (Part 2) (A1.1, B1.1)
  • U1L3 Groups in Colonial U.S (A1.2, B1.2)
  • U1L4 British Policies in American Colonies (Part 1) (A1.3, B1.3)
  • U1L5 British Policies in American Colonies (Part 2) (A1.3, B1.3)
  • U1L6 Political Changes During and Following American Revolution (Part 1) (A1.4, B1.4)
  • U1L7 Political Changes During and Following American Revolution (Part 2) (A1.4, B1.4)
  • U1L8 Relations Between European Settlers and Native American Nations (Part 1) (B2.1)
  • U1L9 Relations Between European Settlers and Native American Nations (Part 2) (B2.1)Part
  • U1L10 Perspectives of Military Conflicts Prior to 1791 (Part 1) (B2.2)
  • U1L11 Perspectives of Military Conflicts Prior to 1791 (Part 2) (B2.2)
  • U1L12 Social, Economic and/or Political Cooperation (B2.3)
  • U1L13 Challenges and Opportunities Between Natives and Europeans (Part 1) (B2.4)
  • U1L14 Challenges and Opportunities Between Natives and Europeans (Part 2) (B2.4)
  • U1L15 Colonization/Settlement Before Independence (Part 1) (B3.1)
  • U1L16 Colonization/Settlement Before Independence (Part 2) (B3.1)
  • U1L17 Key Differences in the Thirteen Colonies (Part 1) (B3.2)
  • U1L18 Key Differences in the Thirteen Colonies (Part 2) (B3.2)
  • U1L19 Religion Prior to 1791 (Part 1) (B3.3)
  • U1L20 Religion Prior to 1791 (Part 2) (B3.3)
  • U1L21 Prejudice and Discrimination Prior to 1791 (Part 1) (B3.4)
  • U1L22 Prejudice and Discrimination Prior to 1791 (Part 2) (B3.4)
  • U1L23 Development of U.S Prior to 1791 (Part 1) (B3.5)
  • U1L24 Development of U.S Prior to 1791 (Part 2) (B3.5)
  • Finish and Hand in CHA3U Unit 1 Assignment
  • CHA3U Unit 2 Overview
  • Accessibility to CHA3U Unit 2 Assignment
  • U2L1 Social Trends in the US (1791-1877) (Part 1) (A1.5, C1.1)
  • U2L2 Social Trends in the US (1791-1877) (Part 2) (A1.5, C1.1)
  • U2L3 Daily Lives of Different Groups (1791-1877) (Part 1) (A1.6, C1.2)
  • U2L4 Daily Lives of Different Groups (1791-1877) (Part 2) (A1.6, C1.2)
  • U2L5 Developments in Science Technology (1791-1877) (A1.7, C1.3)
  • U2L6 Economic Events, Trends and/or Development (1791-1877) (C1.4)
  • U2L7 Key Political Events (1791-1877) (Part 1) (C1.5)
  • U2L8 Key Political Events (1791-1877) (Part 2) (C1.5)
  • U2L9 Interactions Between Natives and Governments in the US (1791-1877) (Part 1) (C2.1)
  • U2L10 Interactions Between Natives and Governments in the US (1791-1877) (Part 2) (C2.1)
  • U2L11 Social Reform (1791-1877) (Part 1) (C2.2)
  • U2L12 Social Reform (1791-1877) (Part 2) (C2.2)
  • U2L13 Relations Between North and South States (Part 1) (C2.3)
  • U2L14 Relations Between North and South States (Part 2) (C2.3)
  • U2L15 Relations Between US and Other Countries (C2.4)
  • U2L16 Roles and Effects of Slavery (Part 1) (C3.1)
  • U2L17 Roles and Effects of Slavery (Part 2) (C3.1)
  • U2L18 Heritage and Identity of the US (1791-1877) (C3.2)
  • U2L19 Migration in the US (1791-1877) (C3.3)
  • U2L20 Discriminatory Policies and Practices (1791-1877) (Part 1) (C3.4)
  • U2L21 Discriminatory Policies and Practices (1791-1877) (Part 2) (C3.4)
  • U2L22 American Society and Politics (1791-1877) (C3.5)
  • U2L23 Key Developments in American Culture (1791-1877) (Part 1) (C3.6)
  • U2L24 Key Developments in American Culture (1791-1877) (Part 2) (C3.6)
  • Finish and Hand in CHA3U Unit 2 Assignment
  • CHA3U Unit 2 Online Test
  • CHA3U Unit 3 Overview
  • Accessibility to CHA3U Unit 3 Assignment
  • U3L1 Key Social Trends and Developments (1877-1945) (Part 1) (A1.8, D1.1)
  • U3L2 Key Social Trends and Developments (1877-1945) (Part 2) (A1.8, D1.1)
  • U3L3 Economic Events, Trends, and/or Developments (1877-1945) (Part 1) (A1.9, D1.2)
  • U3L4 Economic Events, Trends, and/or Developments (1877-1945) (Part 2) (A1.9, D1.2)
  • U3L5 Political Events and Development (1877-1945) (Part 1) (A2.1, D1.3)
  • U3L6 Political Events and Development (1877-1945) (Part 2) (A2.1, D1.3)
  • U3L7 Development of American Foreign Policy (1877-1945) (Part 1) (D1.4)
  • U3L8 Development of American Foreign Policy (1877-1945) (Part 2) (D1.4)
  • U3L9 Social Conflict (1877-1945) (Part 1) (D2.1)
  • U3L10 Social Conflict (1877-1945) (Part 2) (D2.1)
  • U3L11 Key Labour Issues (1877-1945) (Part 1) (D2.2)
  • U3L12 Key Labour Issues (1877-1945) (Part 2) (D2.2)
  • U3L13 Social Reform Movements (1877-1945) (Part 1) (D2.3)
  • U3L14 Social Reform Movements (1877-1945) (Part 2) (D2.3)
  • U3L15 Concern of African Americans (1877-1945) (Part 1) (D2.4)
  • U3L16 Concern of African Americans (1877-1945) (Part 2) (D2.4)
  • U3L17 Trends of Immigration (1877-1945) (Part 1) (D3.1)
  • U3L18 Trends of Immigration (1877-1945) (Part 2) (D3.1)
  • U3L19 Contributions of Different Regions to Heritage (1877-1945) (Part 1) (D3.2)
  • U3L20 Contributions of Different Regions to Heritage (1877-1945) (Part 2) (D3.2)
  • U3L21 Developments of Science and Technology (1877-1945) (Part 1) (D3.3)
  • U3L22 Developments of Science and Technology (1877-1945) (Part 2) (D3.3)
  • U3L23 Citizenship for Various Groups (1877-1945) (D3.4)
  • U3L24 Developments of Art and Popular Culture (1877-1945) (D3.5)
  • Finish and Hand in CHA3U Unit 3 Assignment
  • CHA3U Unit 4 Overview
  • Accessibility to CHA3U Unit 4 Assignment
  • U4L1 Key Social Trends and Developments Since 1945 (Part 1) (A2.2, E1.1)
  • U4L2 Key Social Trends and Developments Since 1945 (Part 2) (A2.2, E1.1)
  • U4L3 Key Developments in Science and/or Technology Since 1945 (Part 1) (A2.3, E1.2)
  • U4L4 Key Developments in Science and/or Technology Since 1945 (Part 2) (A2.3, E1.2)
  • U4L5 Key Economic Trends and Developments Since 1945 (Part 1) (A2.4, E1.3)
  • U4L6 Key Economic Trends and Developments Since 1945 (Part 2) (A2.4, E1.3)
  • U4L7 Key Political Events and Policies Since 1945 (Part 1) (E1.4)
  • U4L8 Key Political Events and Policies Since 1945 (Part 2) (E1.4)
  • U4L9 Development for African Americans Since 1945 (Part 1) (E2.1)
  • U4L10 Development for African Americans Since 1945 (Part 2) (E2.1)
  • U4L11 Reform Movements in the US (Part 1) (E2.2)
  • U4L12 Reform Movements in the US (Part 2) (E2.2)
  • U4L13 American Involvement in International Affairs (Part 1) (E2.3)
  • U4L14 American Involvement in International Affairs (Part 2) (E2.3)
  • U4L15 Changes in American Immigration (Part 1) (E2.4)
  • U4L16 Changes in American Immigration (Part 2) (E2.4)
  • U4L17 Various Groups and their Contributions (Part 1) (E3.1)
  • U4L18 Various Groups and their Contributions (Part 2) (E3.1)
  • U4L19 Impact of Religion on America (Part 1) (E3.2)
  • U4L20 Impact of Religion on America (Part 2) (E3.2)
  • U4L21 American Women (Part 1) (E3.3)
  • U4L22 American Women (Part 2) (E3.3)
  • U4L23 Consumer Culture (E3.4)
  • U4L24 American Arts and Popular Culture (E3.5)
  • Finish and Hand in CHA3U Unit 4 Assignment
  • CHA3U Unit 4 Online Test
  • CHA3U Final Project
  • CHA3U Final Exam
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