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High School Diploma and G.E.D.

High School Diploma and G.E.D.

How do I register?

For further details about registration process, please call us at 916 375-7740 ext. 1562 or email: adulted@wusd.k12.ca.us

Where is this Class?

Yolo Education Center
919 Westacre Rd
West Sacramento, CA 95691


In this course examines major turning points in American history in the twentieth century. The year begins with a selective review of United States history, with an emphasis on two major themes—the nation’s beginnings, linked to the retrospective on the Enlightenment and the rise of democratic ideas; and the industrial transformation of the new nation, linked to the students’ studies of the global spread of industrialism during the nineteenth century