History Courses for Teachers

The Cold War: 1945-1960

Course #: EDUC_711Q

The end of World War II promised apparent prosperity to the United States. But there was no peace. Instead, a ...

CREDITS: 3

The Cold War: 1960-1990

Course #: EDUC_711R

After 1960, as the United States promoted its containment policy, the Cold War settled into a series of tense confrontations ...

CREDITS: 3

Ancient Rome

Course #: EDUC_712P

This course describes the political and geographic reasons for the rise of Rome and the foundation and expansion of the ...

CREDITS: 3

Hispanic Culture: Past, Present and Future

Course #: EDUC_716I

Would you like to learn more about the fastest-growing population in the United States? This comprehensive course provides great insight ...

CREDITS: 3

Ancient Egypt

Course #: EDUC_713M

This ancient civilization still exerts a strong hold on our imaginations. From its pyramids and temples, its beautiful art and ...

CREDITS: 3

Visit A California Mission

Course #: EDUC_710F

Visit a California mission of your choice and explore the significance of the founding of the mission, significance of the ...

CREDITS: 1

Visit San Francisco: City Built By The Gold Rush

Course #: EDUC_710L

The Wells Fargo History Museum is your destination for this course. Be prepared for the gold rush experience! Please note ...

CREDITS: 1

Women, Spies and Soldiers Of The Confederacy

Course #: EDUC_710M

From challenges faced by women in the South to the escapades of Confederate spies, to the personal account of one ...

CREDITS: 3

U. S. Constitution

Course #: EDUC_710N

This course explores the Constitution by referencing the first of founding documents, the Declaration of Independence. The study begins with ...

CREDITS: 2

Land Where The Blues Began

Course #: EDUC_710P

The early 1900's were boom times for cotton in the Mississippi Delta, but the era also gave rise to a ...

CREDITS: 3

Visit Historic Las Vegas

Course #: EDUC_710U

You will visit the Old Mormon Fort in Las Vegas and explore the significance of the founding of the fort ...

CREDITS: 1

Visit Old Town San Diego

Course #: EDUC_710X

For this course you will visit Old Town San Diego and explore the significance of the founding of San Diego ...

CREDITS: 1

Visit Santa Barbara

Course #: EDUC_711F

For this course you will visit El Presidio de Santa Barbara and the Santa Barbara Historical Society Museum at your ...

CREDITS: 1

Visit Old Sacramento

Course #: EDUC_711M

For this course you will visit Old Sacramento Historical Park in Sacramento, California. Your will have the opportunity to explore ...

CREDITS: 1

Lewis and Clark Expedition

Course #: EDUC_711O

In an effort to find the Northwest Passage, Meriwether Lewis and William Clark led the Corp of Discovery from Missouri ...

CREDITS: 3

Terrorism: Roots, Causes and Diversity

Course #: EDUC_711Z

Terrorism, the plague of the late twentieth century and early twenty-first century, is as varied and complicated as the causes. ...

CREDITS: 3

Linking Of A Nation: The Transcontinental Railroad

Course #: EDUC_712A

On May 10, 1869, the Central Pacific Railroad met the Union Pacific Railroad at Promontory Point, Utah to complete the ...

CREDITS: 3

Visit A Railroad Museum

Course #: EDUC_712F

Students will visit a railroad museum of their choice and explore the significance of the railroad to the local community. ...

CREDITS: 1

Rembrandt: The Dutch Master

Course #: EDUC_712K

In this "journey to the past" with the great Dutch artist of the mid-1600s, the world of visual expression and ...

CREDITS: 3

Frida Kahlo: Pain and Passion

Course #: EDUC_712Q

The life and paintings of Frida Kahlo represents one of the most fascinating episodes in the story of 20th Century ...

CREDITS: 3

Ancient Greece

Course #: EDUC_712R

Ancient Greece, the cradle and crucible of Western civilization, saw perhaps the most spectacular flourishing of imagination and achievement in ...

CREDITS: 3

Visit the California Gold Country

Course #: EDUC_713H

Students will visit the Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park in Coloma, California and explore the significance of the gold ...

CREDITS: 1

Visit a Lighthouse Museum

Course #: EDUC_713P

Students will visit a lighthouse museum of their choice and explore the historical significance of the lighthouse to the maritime ...

CREDITS: 1

Founding Fathers Create a Unique Nation

Course #: EDUC_713Q

The full title of this course is The Founding Fathers Create a Unique Nation, 1787-1808. This course provides a structured ...

CREDITS: 2

Native Peoples of North America

Course #: EDUC_713U

This survey of North American Indigenous Peoples takes a regional or "cultural area" approach to American Indian studies based upon ...

CREDITS: 3

Art and Life of Georgia O'Keeffe

Course #: EDUC_714J

This course is designed to take you on a journey through the life and work of contemporary Artist Georgia O'Keeffe ...

CREDITS: 3

Beethoven: His Life and Music

Course #: EDUC_714L

This course is designed to familiarize you with the life, the work, and the time period of one of the ...

CREDITS: 3

Monet: Painter of Light and Color

Course #: EDUC_714Y

This course is designed to take you on a journey through the life and work of the great Impressionist Artist ...

CREDITS: 3

Colonial Spirit & the Settling of North America, B.C. to 1820

Course #: EDUC_715D

This course traces the history of the settling of North America beginning as early as 13,000 B.C., with primary focus ...

CREDITS: 3

Visionary Leaders in Action: The Constitutional Convention

Course #: EDUC_715F

This course transports you back to Philadelphia, and the four months of May through September 1787, where you relive the ...

CREDITS: 3

Extraordinary and Enterprising Females of the American Revolution

Course #: EDUC_715J

Through both texts, this course transports you back to the American Revolution, a home-front war that brought scarcity, bloodshed, sacrifice, ...

CREDITS: 3

Modern China: Clash of Culture & Controversy

Course #: EDUC_715L

This course transports you to China where you relive its past hundred years that have been through a continuous transformation ...

CREDITS: 3

The Music and Life of Mozart

Course #: EDUC_715M

This course is designed to familiarize you with the life, the work, and the time period of one of the ...

CREDITS: 3

Abraham Lincoln: The Principled President

Course #: EDUC_715N

This course traces the personal, political, and moral evolution of one of our most respected and admired Presidents. Learn about ...

CREDITS: 3

Renaissance: Geniuses & Gifts

Course #: EDUC_715W

No period of history can boast of greater beauty of mind and spirit than the Renaissance. It is a period ...

CREDITS: 3

Franklin D. Roosevelt: Man of Vision and Inspiration

Course #: EDUC_715Y

From his radio fireside chats heard in living rooms to the pictures of him that hung proudly on their walls, ...

CREDITS: 3

Westward Expansion & the American Frontier

Course #: EDUC_716A

Envision log cabins and wagon trains, cowboys and Indians, Buffalo Bill, Annie Oakley, Sitting Bull, Wild Bill Hickok, and General ...

CREDITS: 3

Middle Ages: Shedding Light on the Dark Ages

Course #: EDUC_716C

Knights in shining armor, castles, kings, witches, and dungeons, these are some of the vivid images of the Middle Ages. ...

CREDITS: 3

Modern Middle East: Beyond Oil, Strategy, and Political Conflict

Course #: EDUC_716E

Modern Middle East is both a stimulating and captivating topic. Beginning with World War I, this comprehensive course transports you ...

CREDITS: 3

Visit an Art Museum

Course #: EDUC_716J

Students will visit a major Art Museum of their choice and study specific works of art and research the importance ...

CREDITS: 1

Sir Winston Churchill: Soldier, Politician, Legend

Course #: EDUC_716K

He stood with a Shakespearean brilliance as the necessary hero during the most testing moment of national world crisis...this can ...

CREDITS: 3

Religions of the World: Celebrating Diversity

Course #: EDUC_716O

In and out of the classroom, persons of different religious backgrounds coexist in the U.S. It is one of the ...

CREDITS: 3

Military Leaders: Strategies and Philosophies

Course #: EDUC_716P

"War is Hell!" These infamous words from General William T. Sherman say it all. Even though man wishes otherwise, conflict ...

CREDITS: 3

Understanding Modern Art

Course #: EDUC_716R

This course is designed to take you on a journey through the life and work of the most noteworthy modern ...

CREDITS: 3

Keeping Your Head About the French Revolution

Course #: EDUC_716S

The storming of the Bastille, guillotine, women's march on Versailles, massive bread lines, Tennis Court Oath, Reign of Terror, and ...

CREDITS: 3

The Vietnam War: History and Conflict

Course #: EDUC_716W

This course provides an extensive background about the Vietnam War, the relevant history of Southeast Asia, and the consequences of ...

CREDITS: 3

Donner Party: Tragic Pursuit of the American Dream

Course #: EDUC_717B

The Donner Party, a group that has remained synonymous with cannibalism and extreme survival, is finally being revealed as a ...

CREDITS: 3

The Holocaust: Never to be Forgotten

Course #: EDUC_717D

For the older members of our society, the Holocaust conjures up visions of mindless hatred, sadistic cruelty, annihilation, and extinction. ...

CREDITS: 3

Thomas Jefferson: The Voice of Human Liberty

Course #: EDUC_717F

This course traces the personal and political passions and legacy of one of our greatest founding fathers, Thomas Jefferson. We ...

CREDITS: 3

North Korea: Understanding the Isolated Republic

Course #: EDUC_717G

"Machiavellian Masters" and "Living Political Fossil" are two phrases that best describe North Korea. This is because it is one ...

CREDITS: 3