American History I Online - HIST 201

American History I Online
General Education
Course Number
HIST 201


This course delivers a broad survey of American history from New World exploration and settlement through the Civil War.

Learning Outcomes

Describe the peoples of North American between 30,000 BC and 1682 AD.
Label significant American historical events on a timeline.
Examine the diversity present in the seventeenth century English Colonies.
Examine the challenges faced by Colonial families in a growing and diverse America.
Analyze the causes and events of the American Revolution.
Explain republican culture.
Analyze the challenges of the new democracy.
Analyze the steps involved in creating a democracy
Examine inequalities in race and gender and their impact on American society.
Evaluate the changing role of the family in colonial America.
Explain the pre-war division between the North and South.
Analyze the reasons for and events of the Civil War.
Investigate issues related to post-war reconstruction.


Required Course Pack: 

  • Online Materials and Library Resources (OMLR)
  • Access to Lumen Learning eText

Required Textbooks:

Please note: All required reading for this course is located in the online classroom.


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