Every few years there is something new in education that we are asked to integrate in. I believe the next big thing will be competency based curricula. Initiatives like Next Generation Standards, Reinventing Schools and the National Council of the Social Studies’ C3 framework all stress skill acquisition. I believe the current political climate will only accelerate the trend as well. So to keep ahead of the curve, this research seeks to flesh out a US History competencies and seeks to determine the role that technology may play in it. Your comments, questions and suggestions are encouraged and needed.