BYU Independent Study - Online Courses

United States History

Part 1


Paper Course

$ 163.00

Instructor: Cindy Parrish Ness MEd
Credits: 0.50

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This is a survey course emphasizing 18th-century and 19th-century historical events from the age of exploration through the American Revolution; topics will include historical events such as the colonization of America and the Revolutionary War. This is the first course in a four-part United States History series for grades seven and eight (SOCST 035, SOCST 036, SOCST 037, and SOCST 038); however, any of these courses may be taken independently of the others.

Course Content:

1. The Study of History
2. The Native Americans
3. Europe-From Middle Ages to Renaissance
4. When Worlds Collide
5. The Thirteen Original Colonies
6. The American Revolution
7. Portfolio Assignment
8. Practice Final Exam

Paper Courses:

Assignments for this course can be submitted online or by mail, email, or fax. If you do not have reliable internet access the optional course packet includes bubble sheets to be mailed.