With a focus on primary source analysis, critical thinking, and interactive web tools, students will explore the story of America from the American Revolution to the widening divisions between North and South in the years leading up to the Civil War.
This course covers:
- The Revolutionary War
- Lewis and Clark
- Texas and the Alamo
- The California Gold Rush
- King Cotton
Weekly webinars are 50 minutes long. Recordings are available for students who must miss a session.
Links to Required Books:
A History of US, Volumes 4, 5 and 5 by Joy Hakim
- From Colonies to Country, 1735-1791 (also used in A History of US: Prehistory – 1776)
- The New Nation, 1789-1850
- Liberty For All? 1820-1860
Books may be available at your local library, or can be purchased online.