Harcourt Social Studies - US Civil War to the Present: Online Textbook Help

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If you use the Harcourt Social Studies US Civil War to the Present textbook in class, this is a great resource to supplement your studies. This course covers the same important social studies concepts found in the book, but uses short videos that make the social studies lessons easier to understand and more fun to learn.
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16 Chapters in Harcourt Social Studies - US Civil War to the Present: Online Textbook Help

16 chapters in Harcourt Social Studies - US Civil War to the Present: Online Textbook Help

Ch 1. Chapter 1: People & Geography - Harcourt Social Studies US Civil War - Present {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[85260].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - Major Landforms in the United States Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[51596].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[51596].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - The Earth's Oceans, Seas & Gulfs Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[51547].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[51547].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Ocean Upwelling: Definition & Types Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[45345].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[45345].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - What Are Tides? - Causes & Effects Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12406].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12406].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Major Lakes & River Systems in the United States Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[64039].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[64039].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Land Ownership & Use in the US: Private vs. Federal Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10582].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10582].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Population Distribution: Rural vs. Urban Areas Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10346].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10346].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - The Environment's Effect on Human Activities in North America Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[51586].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[51586].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Renewable & Non-Renewable Resources: Definition & Differences Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12047].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12047].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Natural Disasters & Extreme Weather in the U.S. Through History Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[85261].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[85261].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - Region: Definition & Types Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[85262].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[85262].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 12 - What are the Regions of the United States? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[59011].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[59011].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Economic Developments in the North: A Commercial Revolution Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1444].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1444].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Life in the South: Ordered Society and Economy of the Southern States Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1446].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1446].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Henry Clay and the Missouri Compromise of 1820 Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1430].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1430].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - President Fillmore and the Compromise of 1850 Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2419].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2419].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Bloody Kansas: Causes, Effects and Summary of Events Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1459].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1459].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Dred Scott v. Sanford and President Buchanan Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1460].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1460].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Abolitionist Movement: Important Figures in the Fight to End Slavery Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1448].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1448].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - The Lincoln-Douglas Debates of 1858: Summary & Significance Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1494].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1494].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Lincoln's Election, Southern Secession & the New Confederacy Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1462].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1462].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - The Battle of Fort Sumter & the Start of the Civil War Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[6165].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[6165].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Civil War Begins: Northern and Southern Advantages Compared Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1464].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1464].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - The Battle of Shiloh: Conflict, Outcome & Generals Involved Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11624].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11624].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Key Civil War Battles in 1862: Monitor and Merrimac, Antietam, New Orleans & Shiloh Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1466].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1466].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - The Emancipation Proclamation: Creation, Context and Legacy Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1467].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1467].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - African Americans in the Civil War: History & Facts Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12684].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12684].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - The Role of Women in the Civil War Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12683].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12683].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Civil War Turning Points: Chancellorsville, Gettysburg and Vicksburg Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1469].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1469].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Gettysburg Address: Summary & Analysis Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4399].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4399].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Sherman's March to the Sea Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1471].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1471].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Lincoln's Assassination and Lee's Surrender at Appomattox Courthouse Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1472].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1472].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - President Lincoln's Legacy: Plans for a Reconstructed Union Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1474].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1474].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 12 - President Andrew Johnson: Attempts to Continue Lincoln's Reconstruction Plan Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1475].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1475].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 13 - The Radical Republican Plan for Reconstruction: The Reconstruction Acts & Civil Rights Act Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14519].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14519].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 14 - The Impeachment of Andrew Johnson: Conflict Between President and Congress Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1476].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1476].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 15 - Reconstruction in the South: Positive & Negative Effects Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14520].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14520].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Westward Expansion: The Homestead Act of 1862 & the Frontier Thesis Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3533].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3533].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Native Americans: Conflict, Conquest and Assimilation During the Gilded Age Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3535].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3535].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Farming in the American West in the Early 1900s Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[45081].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[45081].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Ranching, Cattle Trails & Cowboys of the American West Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[45080].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[45080].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Seward's Folly: History & Explanation Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4460].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4460].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - American Imperialism in Hawaii, China & the Philippines Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7606].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7606].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Expanding the Transcontinental Railroad: History and Impact Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3534].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3534].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - American Industry Development in the Gilded Age: Bessemer Process, Scientific Management & New Business Models Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7250].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7250].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Andrew Carnegie and the Robber Barons Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5735].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5735].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - The Second Industrial Revolution: Timeline & Inventions Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14618].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14618].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Immigration Patterns in the Late 1800s Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[45083].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[45083].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Immigration Control Initiatives from 1882 to 1924 Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[52130].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[52130].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - The Great Migration: Definition & Causes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[38157].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[38157].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Urbanization During the Second Industrial Revolution in America: Effects & Problems Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5729].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5729].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Labor Unions During the Second Industrial Revolution: Organized Labor vs. Management Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5723].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5723].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - What is Yellow Journalism? - Definition, History & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17596].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17596].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - The Spanish-American War: Causes, Goals & Results Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7605].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7605].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - What is the Panama Canal? - History, Building & Facts Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17545].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17545].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Wright Brothers: Biography & Accomplishments Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[85268].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[85268].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Henry Ford: Biography, Facts, Assembly Line & Accomplishments Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15633].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15633].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Progressive Politics: Definition, Reforms & Amendments Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[6111].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[6111].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - African Americans in the Progressive Era: Issues & Leaders Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[6113].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[6113].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Minimum Wage & Child Labor: Purpose of the Fair Labor Standards Act Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10866].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10866].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Causes of World War I: Factors That Led to War Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7608].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7608].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - The United States in World War I: Official Position, Isolation & Intervention Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7609].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7609].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - World War One: On Land, at Sea & In the Air Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14189].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14189].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - American Involvement in World War I: How the War Changed After America's Entry Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7610].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7610].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Economic, Social & Political Consequences of the Great War Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14195].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14195].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Woodrow Wilson: Presidency & Reforms Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[45093].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[45093].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Advancement for Women: Education, Employment & Rights Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17986].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17986].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Inflation & Strikes After World War I Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[45095].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[45095].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - American Economy in the 1920s: Consumerism, Stock Market & Economic Shift Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9192].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9192].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Charles Lindbergh & Airlines in the 1920s Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[45102].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[45102].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - The Farm Crisis of the 1920s Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[45103].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[45103].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - The Red Scare of the 1920s: Definition, Summary & Causes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9199].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9199].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - American Art, Pop Culture & Literature of the 1920s Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9196].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9196].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - The Harlem Renaissance: Novels and Poetry from the Jazz Age Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2342].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2342].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - World War II: The Start of the Second World War Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8827].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8827].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - The Fall of France during WWII: Strategies & Defeat Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19138].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19138].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Germany vs Great Britain: Appeasement & the Battle Over Britain Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19139].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19139].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - The Attack on Pearl Harbor: The Beginning of American Involvement in World War II Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8828].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8828].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - The United States During WWII: The Home Front Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8832].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8832].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Japanese-American Internment: Facts and History Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[16779].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[16779].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - The European Theater in WWII: The Eastern Front, Western Front & Fight for North Africa Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8829].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8829].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - The Pacific Ocean Theater of WWII: Japan vs. The Allies Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8831].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8831].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - The D-Day Invasion: The Beginning of the End of Nazi Germany Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8833].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8833].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - The Holocaust: Anti-Semitism and Genocide in Nazi Germany Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8830].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8830].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Hiroshima and Nagasaki: How the Atomic Bomb Changed Warfare During WWII Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8834].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8834].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Post-War American Life: Culture of the late 1940s & 1950s Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11395].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11395].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Post-War Soviet Union & Eastern Europe: The Descent of the Iron Curtain Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11393].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11393].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Post-War Europe: the Berlin Airlift & the Marshall Plan Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11391].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11391].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Truman vs Dewey: The Election of 1948 Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[45113].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[45113].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - United States Involvement in the Korean War: Causes and Effects Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8557].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8557].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - 1950s Life in the United States Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[45117].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[45117].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - The Civil Rights Movement During the 1950s Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10264].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10264].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - McCarthyism and the Red Scare: Definition, Causes & Effects Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8558].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8558].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - The Cold War in America: Effects on Everyday Life Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8559].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8559].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - The Election of 1960: Kennedy vs. Nixon Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[16780].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[16780].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - JFK's New Frontier: Definition, Speech & Program Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17499].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17499].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - The Space Race: Definition, History & Timeline Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14403].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14403].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Communism and the Cuban Revolution: Castro, the Bay of Pigs & the Cuban Missile Crisis Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[16129].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[16129].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - The Assassination of President John F. Kennedy Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[16781].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[16781].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - The First Moon Landing: Apollo Program & Astronauts Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[85276].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[85276].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - The Civil Rights Movement During the 1960s Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11476].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11476].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - The Voting Rights Act of 1965: Definition, Summary & Facts Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17730].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17730].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Other Important Activist Movements of the Late 60s and Early 70s Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10269].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10269].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - The Women's Movement: Causes, Campaigns & Impacts on the US Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10268].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10268].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - President Lyndon B. Johnson and the Great Society Program Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10263].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10263].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 12 - The Vietnam War: Causes, Conflicts & Effects Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8562].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8562].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 13 - The Watergate Scandal & President Nixon: Investigation & Resignation Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12005].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12005].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 14 - Gerald Ford: Biography, Presidency & Facts Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10448].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10448].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 15 - Jimmy Carter as President: Election, Foreign Policy & Accomplishments Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12006].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12006].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - The Election of Ronald Reagan in 1980: A Reemergence of Economic & Political Conservatism Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13269].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13269].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Reaganomics: Success, Failures & Effects Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13270].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13270].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Fall of the Soviet Union and End of the Cold War: Causes & Timeline Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14404].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14404].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - President George H.W. Bush: Domestic Policy and Accomplishments Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13273].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13273].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - President George H.W. Bush: Foreign Policy Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13272].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13272].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Bill Clinton's Domestic Policy: the Economy, Healthcare, Welfare & Social Policies Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13822].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13822].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Bill Clinton's Foreign Policy: the Middle East, Haiti, African & Northern Ireland Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13823].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13823].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - George W. Bush: 2000 Election & Domestic Agenda Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15935].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15935].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - George W. Bush: the 9/11 Terrorist Attack & War on Terror Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15936].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15936].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Major Events of George W. Bush's Second Term Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15937].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15937].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Diversity & Population Growth in the United States After WWII Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[85279].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[85279].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Comparing Life in Different Locations of the United States Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[51603].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[51603].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Sputnik to the Internet: How Technology and Science Have Changed Society since WWII Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19922].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19922].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Art & Culture Since 1945: Types & Artists Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14408].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14408].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Contemporary American Entertainment Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[85280].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[85280].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Free Enterprise Economy: Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15784].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15784].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Economic Scarcity and the Function of Choice Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1912].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1912].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - The United States' Market Economy Impact on Its Regions Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[51600].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[51600].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Harcourt Social Studies - US Civil War to the Present: Online Textbook Help
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Ch. 1:  Chapter 1: People & Geography - Harcourt Social Studies US Civil War - Present
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Ch. 2:  Chapter 2: A Nation Divides - Harcourt Social Studies US Civil War - Present
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Ch. 3:  Chapter 3: The Civil War & Reconstruction - Harcourt Social Studies US Civil War - Present
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Ch. 4:  Chapter 4: New Frontiers - Harcourt Social Studies US Civil War - Present
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Ch. 5:  Chapter 5: New Industries & People - Harcourt Social Studies US Civil War - Present
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Ch. 6:  Chapter 6: Growth & Change - Harcourt Social Studies US Civil War - Present
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Ch. 7:  Chapter 7: World War I - Harcourt Social Studies US Civil War - Present
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Ch. 8:  Chapter 8: The Roaring Twenties - Harcourt Social Studies US Civil War - Present
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Ch. 9:  Chapter 9: The Great Depression & the New Deal - Harcourt Social Studies US Civil War - Present
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Ch. 10:  Chapter 10: World War II Begins - Harcourt Social Studies US Civil War - Present
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Ch. 11:  Chapter 11: The Allies Win the War - Harcourt Social Studies US Civil War - Present
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Ch. 12:  Chapter 12: The Years After the War - Harcourt Social Studies US Civil War - Present
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Ch. 13:  Chapter 13: Decades of Change - Harcourt Social Studies US Civil War - Present
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Ch. 14:  Chapter 14: Into Modern Times - Harcourt Social Studies US Civil War - Present
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Ch. 15:  Chapter 15: People & Economy - Harcourt Social Studies US Civil War - Present
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Ch. 16:  Chapter 16: People & Government - Harcourt Social Studies US Civil War - Present
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