COURSE DESCRIPTION

This U.S. History I course uses problem­-based learning that shows you how to apply your knowledge in real­-world situations. Our Many Ways™ learning model features a range of instructional materials to support your individual learning preference. This rich, immersive experience helps you better understand and retain information, for an all­-around smarter way to learn.

COURSE OBJECTIVES

  • Interpret or analyze a primary source to draw conclusions about a historical event
  • Apply different historical lenses in order to critically analyze historical events through a variety of perspectives
  • Understand the events, people, and motivations involved in the settling of the Americas
  • Recognize the events and factors that lead up to the American Revolution
  • Analyze the political, social and economic climate during and after the drafting of the Constitution
  • Evaluate the events leading up to the Civil War and understand the key players, battles, and rationales
  • Analyze how historians have interpreted the era of Reconstruction and the causes for the collapse of Reconstruction
  • Trace the evolution of slavery and examine the experience of slaves from the age of exploration through the era of Reconstruction

COURSE DATES

All courses are offered on a rolling enrollment basis. You choose your own start date and have 60 days to complete each course. However, because the courses are self-paced, you can complete them in fewer than 60 days.

Self-Paced, 60 day completion, free 30 day extension available.
ACE Credit Recommendation
3 College Credits

PREREQUISITES

None

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