collage image of george washington, american eagle, constitution, statue of liberty, and american eagle   Union City High School Social Studies Department’s goal is to reinforce student’s understanding of other nations, the interdependence of all peoples, and of the importance of world knowledge and cooperation.  We strive to develop a comprehension and appreciation of various cultural patterns, a respect for differences, tolerance, civility, considering multiple perspectives, and to build attitudes, habits and values, which will contribute to and facilitate intergroup communication and understanding.