History – 5th Grade – 1st Semester


Explore abstract concepts like longitude and latitude alongside specific studies such as World Lakes, while historical content covers Mesoamerican civilizations, European exploration, the Renaissance, Reformation, and the evolution of England, Russia, and Japan, culminating in an in-depth examination of the U.S. Civil War and westward expansion.

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This course product is for the 1st semester of the academic year only. Please also purchase 2nd Semester for a full year of study.

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