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HST/165

General Education

U. S. HISTORY 1865 TO 1945

Online

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$1,194

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Total credits

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Course level: Undergraduate

This course provides an overview of the social, political, economic, and global events affecting U.S. history from the Civil War through World War II.

Prerequisites

None

Required materials

The materials required for this course are covered in your resource fees.

Please Note: Attendance and participation are mandatory in all University courses, and specific requirements may differ by course. If attendance requirements are not met, a student may be removed from the course. Please review the Course Attendance Policy in the Catalog for more information.

University of Phoenix reserves the right to modify courses. While widely available, not all programs are available to residents of all states. Please check with a University Enrollment Representative.

What you'll learn

Course skills and outcomes

  • Evaluate the outcomes of Reconstruction.
  • Summarize the economic, political, and social characteristics of the New South.
  • Describe the effect of western expansion and development on Native Americans.
  • Explain the populist response to late 19th-century development.

  • Describe the economic, political, and social influence of industrialization on America.
  • Explain the rise of Labor in response to factory conditions.
  • Connect industrialization to urbanization and immigration during the Gilded Age and Progressive Era.
  • Describe the effects of Progressivism on American society in the early 20th century.

  • Summarize American imperialism in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
  • Identify the relationship between military events and outcomes of the Spanish-American War.
  • Examine the causes and results of American involvement in World War I.

  • Trace the rise of consumerism in America during the 1920s.
  • Identify social trends of the 1920s and their contributions to modern America.
  • Explain the underlying causes of the Great Depression.
  • Compare the responses of Hoover and Roosevelt to the economic crisis.
  • Summarize the economic, political, and social characteristics of the New Deal.

  • Identify the causes for American involvement in WW II.
  • Discuss the economic, political and social characteristics of the American home front during WW II.
  • Describe the military course of WW II across both Europe and the Pacific.
  • Analyze Truman’s decision to drop the atomic bomb.

Why UOPX

Why take courses at University of Phoenix

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We’ve been accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (hlcommission.org) for more than 40 years.

Real-world instructors

Learn from instructors who bring an average of 25 years of working experience to the classroom.

Affordable and potentially reimbursable

Our tuition and fees are competitive and fixed. Also, check to see if your employer will cover you for this course.

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Transferability of credit is at the discretion of the receiving institution. It is the student’s responsibility to confirm whether or not credits earned at University of Phoenix will be accepted by another institution of the student’s choice. If you have a question contact us at (866) 354-1800.

The University of Phoenix reserves the right to modify courses. Although our continuing teacher education courses are accepted by some state agencies in the United States toward teacher certifications and endorsements, this may not be the case in all states or foreign jurisdictions. If you plan to use courses for certification or endorsement, please check with your own state agency and your school district for applicability. Continuing teacher education courses are not eligible to apply to degree programs at University of Phoenix. These courses are not eligible for federal financial aid. Transferability of credit is at the discretion of the receiving institution. It is the student’s responsibility to confirm whether or not credits earned at University of Phoenix will be accepted by another institution of the student’s choice. While widely available, not all programs are available to residents of all states. Please check with a University Enrollment Representative. If you have a question contact us at (866) 354-1800.