This survey course emphasizes the growth and development of the United States from 1851 to the present. During the course, students will make personal connections with specific events and individuals in US history while developing an understanding of democratic values. Each lesson includes an instructor-graded portfolio activity, which should be submitted together as a whole before requesting the final. This is the second course in a two-part United States History series (HIST 041 and HIST 043).
Course Outline: 
1. North vs. South (1790- 1860)
2. From a Country Divided to Reconstruction (1820 - 1890)
3. A Changing Nation (1865-1916)
4. Reform to War (1890-1920)
5. Prosperity to Depression (1920-1941)
6. World War II (1941-1945)
7. Cold War (1945-1989)
8. Prosperity, Civil Rights and the Modern Society (1945-Present)