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Watch a preview:chapter 1 / lesson 1Native American History: Origins of Early People in the Americas
Course SummaryUse this American History to 1877 Study Guide course to prepare for an exam, get help with homework or learn about historical facts for personal interest. Short video lessons make it easy to learn and retain information about early American settlements, politics, conflicts and more.
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- Need an efficient way to learn early American history
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- Watch all the fun videos in the course to learn important information.
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- Refer to the video transcripts to reinforce your learning.
- Test your knowledge with lesson quizzes and chapter exams.
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- Be Ready on Test Day: Use the American History to 1877 final exam to be prepared.
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In this course, you'll cover these key topics:
- Native American history
- Columbus and the effects of European colonization
- Puritan migration from Europe and the New England colonies
- Events and figures of the American Revolution
- George Washington's leadership during the war
- Early American presidencies
- Manifest Destiny and Westward expansion
- The California Gold Rush
- Major events and figures of the Civil War
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