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Course SummaryOur McDougal Littell The Americans textbook companion course elaborates on all the topics covered in the book to help you through your homework and study for an upcoming exam. Follow along with the video and text lessons that align with the chapters in your book to get additional help when needed.
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- Watch fun videos that cover the American history topics you need to learn or review.
- Complete the quizzes to test your understanding.
- If you need additional help, rewatch the videos until you've mastered the material or submit a question for one of our instructors.
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Students will learn topics including:
- European exploration and the Colonial Era
- The American Revolution and the early republic
- Growth of a young America
- Conflicts in the Union
- Changes on the western frontier
- The new industrial age
- Immigration and urbanization
- Life at the turn of the century
- The Progressive Era
- Imperialism in America
- World War I
- Life and politics of the Roaring 20s
- The Great Depression
- The New Deal
- World War II
- Cold War conflicts
- Postwar America
- The New Frontier and Great Society
- Civil rights
- The Vietnam War
- Counterculture and fights for equality
- The Watergate scandal
- Conservatism under Reagan and Bush
- Present-day America
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