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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

  • Guaranteed Credit Transfer to CSU Global
  • 3 semester credits at CSU Global
  • CSU Global Equivalency: HST202
  • 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.

Reviews

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50 Student Reviews
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by Joseph R. on July 14, 2019
This is a good course. It is a bit bias nut still informing.
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by Vincent W. on July 5, 2019
Tough course, but does a great job covering a lot of content with a large focus on race and politics.
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by Amiee S. on June 27, 2019
This course was great. I learned so much that I didn't learn in my 10ish years of learning history. It was very enlightening. I do wish the practice milestones did more to help one study for the milestone, but they were a help overall.
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by Michael B. on June 27, 2019
The author of the text has a clear agenda in mind. It seems to me, based on the amount of time dedicated to certain aspects of American history, and the complete avoidance of others, that the focus is on establishing the United States as a deeply flawed, contradictory, and evil entity without legitimacy or moral standing. I feel that much of what was covered was done so through a modern liberal lens and not an objective lens of the facts. There are many conclusions drawn that are unsubstantiated with facts and many opinions given that are delivered as facts. I would challenge Sophia to adopt a more objective perspective when teaching history and leave the interpretation of the facts to the student.
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by Justin F. on June 21, 2019
In comparison to US History 1, it had less questions per part but still 25 questions per quiz. I'm not sure which was one was more interesting, they're both really good and you get a crash course in history.
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by Ericka G. on June 10, 2019
This is definitely a lot of information to digest. It was a challenging insightful course.
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by James D. on June 8, 2019
In doing all of the challenges for the course they meant nothing when doing the milestones. This course was ver ambiguous.
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by Gila H. on June 7, 2019
Great class....... a brutal view of what really happened in American history.

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  • Q: Does Sophia accept third-party payment for tuition, such as financial aid or military benefits?
    A: Sophia courses are not eligible for most third party payment methods, and must be paid for by credit or debit card. Tuition is due at the time of course registration. Sophia offers both full and partial payment plans as part of the registration process.
  • Q: When do the courses start and how long do I have to complete a course?
    A: You choose your own start date and have 60 days to complete each course. However, because the courses are self-paced, you can complete them in fewer than 60 days.
  • Q: Where do I get the textbooks for my course?
    A: You do not need any textbooks for Sophia courses. All material is taught by video and text-based tutorials that are in the course room, and are included in the cost.
  • Q: How am I graded in the course?
    A: Your overall score is derived from how you do on two types of assessments: Challenges, which are formative assessments, and Milestones, which are summative assessments. Sophia’s English Composition I, Foundations of English Composition, and Public Speaking courses also include written assignments, called Touchstones, that also contribute to your overall score.
  • Q: How do I know which courses I should take?
    A: Consult with your academic adviser at your university to determine specifically which Sophia courses could fit into your program. You can download the course syllabus directly from our site to share with your school advisor.

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