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The Big History Project is not a for-profit program. Your engagement will exclusively benefit teachers and students around the world. Teaching the course It's easy to teach Big History — all you have to do is register, set up a class, and go! Start a pilot. HIST212: Introduction to United States History: Reconstruction to the Present. Purpose of Course showclose This course will introduce you to United States history from the end of the Civil War in 1865 through the first decade of the twenty-first century.

HIST212: Introduction to United States History: Reconstruction to the Present

You will learn about the major political, economic, and social changes that took place in America during this nearly 150-year period. The course will be structured chronologically, with each unit focusing on a significant historical subject. The units will include representative primary-source documents that illustrate important overarching political, economic, and social themes, such as the growth and expansion of political representation and civil rights in America, industrial development and economic change, race and ethnicity in American society, and cultural change over time.

HIST211: Introduction to United States History: Colonial Period to Reconstruction. Purpose of Course showclose This course will introduce you to United States history from the colonial period to the Civil War and Reconstruction.

HIST211: Introduction to United States History: Colonial Period to Reconstruction

You will learn about the major political, economic, and social changes that took place in America during this 250-year period. The course will be structured chronologically, with each unit focusing on a significant historical subject in early American history. The Emergence of Modern America 1865-Present. American History to 1865. World History.

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