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Course for Credit at United States Sports Academy

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 United States Sports Academy
  • 3 semester credits at United States Sports Academy
  • United States Sports Academy Equivalency: Social Science
  • Category: Social/Behavioral 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.

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41 Student Reviews
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by BRIGHETT D. on May 21, 2019
Good Afternoon Can you please forward All successful completed courses to my school (Pillar College) Somerset NJ as soon as possible. Thank You
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by Samantha S. on May 17, 2019
the content simply outweighs the necessary amount for the questions.
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by Paul C. on April 26, 2019
good class hard questions though
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by Kingsley I. on April 21, 2019
History, a subject that evokes and provokes raw emotions, however, very enriching!. Thanks Sophia.
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by bailey l. on April 18, 2019
This course is not easy, and is very overwhelming at times but it is very convenient when trying to finish a needed course and not have to take time to drive to a campus.
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by Nycole C. on April 17, 2019
I loved the course work, however the milestones are very hard. I don't find them to be very applicable to what is advised to study.
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by Courtney M. on April 8, 2019
I enjoyed this class, but be prepared to really read for your answers. You won't always find the answers in black and white and will have to do some critical thinking as well as interpreting of your own, I definitely learned a lot in detail in this class,
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by Ceasar C. on April 1, 2019
Excellent!! Thank you!

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  • 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.
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    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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