This U.S. History II 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.
- 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 historian's craft and tools that historians use to analyze and interpret history.
- Draw connections between events of the past and the present.
- Understand the economic, social, political, and cultural climate of the period following Reconstruction in the United States through modern day.
- Recognize ways in which political and cultural trends helped to shape American politics.
- Understand factors that lead to the US involvement in foreign wars and the role the US played in each war.
- Understand the people, successes, and movements associated with Civil Rights during the mid 20th century.
- Identify the primary initiatives, accomplishments, or downfalls of the presidential administrations between the era of reconstruction and modern day.
- Recognize ways in which political parties and practices have evolved over time between the era of reconstruction and modern day.
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