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US History II

US History II

Sophia's US History II course will build student knowledge of key events and figures in the history of the United States from the post Reconstruction era through 2015. This course emphasizes critical thinking skills and consideration of multiple perspectives through the analysis of primary sources. Additionally, students will learn how to think like a historian through source analysis and application of historical lenses. Full Description

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  • 4.5 quarter credits at Capella University
  • Capella University Equivalency: SOC1500 Social Science Transfer
  • Category: Social Science

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This course uses problem-based learning to help you apply knowledge to real-life situations, giving you a deeper understanding of the material as it relates to the world around you.

Overview
US History II begins in the late 1800s (after Reconstruction) and continues through 2015. Themes, events, and eras include:

  • Westward Expansion
  • The Great Depression
  • World War II
  • 9/11 and its aftermath

Assessments & Grading
This is a pass/fail course. You'll complete 16 Challenge assessments (these are like quizzes) and 4 Milestone assessments (these are like tests), with an overall score of 70% or better.

Learning Outcomes
Designed to build critical thinking skills, this course teaches you to analyze primary sources, form conclusions, and apply different historical lenses to events to help you interpret history through a variety of perspectives.

For more course details and Learning Outcomes, download the syllabus.

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by Jack B. on November 28, 2017
This was a good, objective class on US history. I found it enjoyable as I really am a history buff. They presented information in an objective way that was informative. Unlike other classes here that had a distinct view point that leaned only one way. I would highly recommend this class!!
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by Shade J. on November 13, 2017
A bit tougher than US History 1, but made it through. Still wish video versions of the material were available for the History Courses.
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by Melissa L. on November 5, 2017
I enjoyed this class very much!
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by Dustin G. on September 24, 2017
dont think you are going to memorize dates
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by Ric T. on June 18, 2017
Some questions as noted are not clearly written and the answers have the possibility of being argued since they are not cut and dried.

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