US History

US History

3 credits

Studying the past to influence our future

In U.S. History, you'll delve into the lives of the people who founded this country and learn about the obstacles they faced. You'll read first-hand accounts of people who fought for their rights and tried to change our nation for the better. And yes, you'll learn important dates and events—but they'll never be random or boring. 

What's in it for you?

Thought-Provoking Content

This course shows how human fears and emotions can impact government, and how people in power can make mistakes. 

Analytical Thinking

You’ll be encouraged to think about not only how history unfolded but why things happened the way they did. 

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