American 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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