With a focus on primary source analysis, critical thinking, and interactive web tools, students will explore the story of America from the brief imperialist and progressive eras of the first decade of the 20th century to the divisive internal politics of the post-Cold War United States.
This course covers:
- Imperialism in the Spanish-American War
- Great War and Depression
- World War II
- The Cold War
- Civil Rights
- The Vietnam War
- Post-Cold War America
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 8, 9 and 10 by Joy Hakim
- An Age of Extremes, 1880-1917 (also used in A History of US: 1855 – 1900)
- War, Peace, and All That Jazz, 1918-1945
- All the People, Since 1945
Books may be available at your local library, or can be purchased online.