American History Course Platform
Written to provide students with a high-quality learning experience in the Introduction to American History course, the American History curriculum explores subject matter that ranges from the European, African, and Hispanic settlement of the continental United States through the American Civil Rights Movement and post-1980 political trends.
Empowering Critical Thinking
8 Units that feature multimedia libraries, primary source collections, and test banks in varied assessment formats.
72 chapter readings, each accompanied by an audio recording to assist students with varied skill levels.
150+ videos that illuminate each unit and reinforce important course themes and takeaways.
115 primary source problems that include a brief background, and the source in the form of texts, letters, images, videos, data charts, and more.
5 forms of assessment, including written assessment, opinion and quiz polls, activity quizzes, as well as critical thinking and objectively-graded quizzes that accompany each learning activity.
17 writing workshops that introduce students to the writing process in the social sciences with topics such as slave labor and plantation rules, the Emancipation Proclamation, and the Great Depression.
Easy Grader that digitally grades written assignments and tracks student progress in the multi-faceted Globalyceum gradebook.
Embedded Resources and Activities that allow you to upload content from your desktop, create and employ discussion boards, build assessments from scratch, and select from our question banks.
Integrate Globalyceum with your LMS with single sign-on options.
Table of contents
- Unit 1: Europe and the Americas, 1450-1607
- Unit 2: Colonial America, 1607-1750
- Unit 3: The American Revolution and Constitution, 1750-1790
- Unit 4: The Early American Republic, 1790-1815
- Unit 5: The North, 1815-1860
- Unit 6: The West, 1815-1860
- Unit 7: The South, 1815-1860
- Unit 8: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1860-1877
- Unit 9: The Gilded Age and the Progressive Era, 1877-1914
- Unit 10: WWI and the 1920s, 1914-1929
- Unit 11: The Great Depression, 1929-1941
- Unit 12: WWII and the Cold War, 1941-1972
- Unit 13: Post-War America, 1945-1972
- Unit 14: The Conservative Turn, 1972-2000
- Unit 15: The Changing American Economy, 1972-present
- Unit 16: The Demographic Revolution, 1972-present