CATEGORY: History / Social Studies

US History A (1877 1940)

Course Access: Lifetime
Course Overview

Course Overview

MIA U.S. History A – 1877-1940 is the first semester of a two-part series that delves into the history of the United States. Beginning with a review of the nation’s beginnings and the impact of the Enlightenment on U.S. ideals, this course studies event of significant historical importance that occurred from the period of reconstruction and industrialization up to World War II.

This course includes:

  • The importance and impact of early events in our American history, beginning with a focus on the Age of Enlightenment, and the American Enlightenment
  • The Federalists versus Antifederalists, the Bill of Rights, the creation of the Constitution, the First Great Awakening, Hamilton versus Jefferson, the First Political Parties, President John Adams and his home, and the Jefferson Era.

  • The Death of Lincoln Thru Reconstruction
  • The End of the Western Frontier
  • A New Industrial Age
  • The Immigration Boom
  • The Progressive Era
  • America Turns Imperialistic (Spanish American War)
  • The First World War
  • The Roaring Life of the 1920s
  • The Great Depression
  • The New Deal