BYU Independent Study - Online Courses

United States History from 1851

HIST 043


$ 156.00

Instructor: Christian D Chilcoat MA
Credits: 0.50

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This survey course emphasizes the growth and development of the United States from 1851 to the present. During the course, students will make personal connections with specific events and individuals in US history while developing an understanding of democratic values. Each lesson includes an instructor-graded portfolio activity, which should be submitted together as a whole before requesting the final. This is the second course in a two-part United States History series (HIST 041 and HIST 043).

Course Content:

1. North vs. South (1790- 1860)
2. From a Country Divided to Reconstruction (1820 - 1890)
3. A Changing Nation (1865-1916)
4. Reform to War (1890-1920)
5. Prosperity to Depression (1920-1941)
6. World War II (1941-1945)
7. Cold War (1945-1989)
8. Prosperity, Civil Rights and the Modern Society (1945-Present)

Online Courses:

Course materials are accessed online, and all assignments must be submitted online. Optional course readings may be available but do not include the self-check assignments or graded assignments.