* Age of exploration and discovery

* Colonization of America

* A new nation is born

* Constitution of the United States

* Development of a new nation

* Period of nationalism

* Sectionalism

* American Civil War and Reconstruction

* United States as a world power

* Struggle for women's rights

* World War I

* The Great Depression

* World War II

* The Cold War

* The nuclear era

* Civil rights

* Delinquency and crime

* Psychology

* Problems of mental health

* Urbanization

* Public education

* Role of women in today's society

* Matter and its behavior

* Carbon and its compounds

* Formulas and chemical equations

* Acids, bases, salts

* Atomic theory

* Periodic law

* Water and solutions

* Chemical bonding

* Molecular theory

* Equilibrium and kinetics

* Spontaneous reactions

* Titrations

* Ionization and ionic solutions

* Colloids, suspensoids, and emulsoids

* Oxidation-reduction

* Nonmetals

* Metals and alloys

* Electrochemistry

* Energy: forms, chemical changes, and measurement

* Nuclear reactions and radioactivity

* American literature

* Cross-cultural literature

* Analysis of plays

* Vocabulary of poetry

* Critical and evaluative reading

* Propaganda techniques

* Mass communication

* Advertising

* Music and painting

* Architecture and sculpture

* Listening skills

* Vocabulary development

* Grammar

* Story writing

* Editorial writing

* Journalistic writing

* Writing term papers

* Proofreading symbols

* Use of Reader's Guide and other reference aids, both print and
electronic

**Algebra II**

* Relations and functions

* Square roots, surds, radicals

* Rational roots

* Linear equations and analytic geometry

* Quadratic equations

* Binomial theorem

* Imaginary numbers

* Exponents and radicals

* Logarithms

* Progressions

* Higher-degree equations

* Vectors

* Determinants

* Permutations, combinations, and simple probability

* Estimation and approximation

**Trigonometry **

* Solutions of right triangles

* Use of table and interpolation

* Measurement of angles

* Properties of trigonometric functions

* Complex numbers and vectors

* Concept of a limit

* Graphs of functions

* Solutions of oblique triangles

* Logarithms

* Identities and equations

* General triangle solutions