Humanities – U.S. Foundations


A course intended to take students through the ideas and philosophies of the United States founding peoples. From the Age of Exploration to the establishment of the US Constitution, students will explore the ideas associated with this period of history. Students can expect heavy emphasis on application of thoughts, ideas and philosophies related to real-world events then and now. Taught by experienced Teacher, former classical program Director and homeschooling Mom, Cindy Brumbarger, this class will be fast paced, challenging and eye-opening. Perfect for any student looking for a challenge, eager to learn more about the United States, law, or freedom. Students will earn 2 1/2 credits during this fantastic Humanities course. Not to be missed!


Humanities U.S. Foundations
Full Year Course (2 1/2 Credit)
Tuesday 9:15 -11:30 a.m. CST
Instructor Cindy Brumbarger

Fundamental knowledge of US History essentials at a junior-high level.

High School Credits:
American Literature & Composition= 1 cr / 1 semester
United States History = 1 cr / 1 semester
Fine Arts – History or Appreciation = ½ cr / 1 semester

Humanities – U.S. Foundations is a perfect class for those who want an in-depth look at America, exploring the engaging elements of historical significance and progress, social factors, geo-political development, the influence of religion and worldview upon those ideas, evidence and influence of Fine Arts and period-relevant literature. The focus will not be exclusive to core knowledge but will build on discussion, primary source documentations, and conflicting historical viewpoints.

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