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Course SummaryStudy the history, people and culture of the Americas with this convenient online course. Review the course whenever you need to improve your understanding of these historical topics for exams, class assignments, homework, special projects and more.
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In this course, you'll learn all about the history, people and culture of the Americas. Broken into short chapters, the course provides an overview of the Pre-columbian era, the European colonization of the Americas and important civilizations and empires from various time periods. The course is available to study at any time, and it's accessible on any device that has an Internet connection. Our lessons are taught by expert history instructors who are also available to answer any questions you may have about these historical topics. The course also comes with interactive lesson quizzes and multiple-choice chapter exams.
This course has a variety of uses and benefits for students, casual learners, parents and teachers.
- Students in history classes can use the course as a handy textbook supplement, homework-help tool and test preparation resource.
- Casual learners can study the Americas at any time that fits their schedules.
- Parents who want to tutor their students on the history of the Americas can access the course on any computer or mobile device. The online format of the course makes for a flexible and convenient tutoring experience.
- Teachers can easily integrate the course's lessons, transcripts and assessments into their history curricula. The course resources can be used in class or assigned as homework.
- The colonization of the Americas
- Organizations and independence movements of indigenous peoples
- The Aztec and Mayan empires
- Indigenous peoples of South America, the Caribbean and Mexico
- Facts related to the Moche civilization and the Toltec empire
- The history of the Pre-Columbian era
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