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"Few will have the greatness to bend history itself; but each of us can work to change a small portion of events, and in the total of all those acts will be written the history of this generation."

- Robert F. Kennedy

"Study the past to ensue the future."
 
6th grade - World History and Geography: Ancient Civilizations 
7th grade - World History and Geography: Medieval and Early Modern Times
California Content Standards (Social Studies) 
 
8th grade - United States History and Geography: Growth and Conflict 
California Department of Education - 2016 History/Social Studies Frameworks (8th grade)
 
The Mendez History Department is dedicated to the study of history through reading, writing, and the use of technology. The overarching focus is to build students abilities to think critically and able to convey their thoughts through primary source analysis, analysis of secondary sources, ability to effectively respond to DBQs, and essay writing. 
 
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