Course Description : Honors US History II (transcript course title) This honors course takes students from Reconstruction, post Civil War, through the election of President Obama. Students will learn about America’s modern history by using online AP and college course materials. The information is presented in readings and video lectures; students will respond with written work. Students will interact with numerous primary sources and be charged with creating effective policy decisions. Students will be challenged to evaluate contradictory information about historic events and will learn to become independent thinkers.