U.S. History I reviews
I did not like this course very much, as I observed that there were a lot of liberal views and "bash America" themes running throughout. The course was not objective at all, and I felt like I was being fed lies to think badly about my country.
It was very challenging but it was worth it.
Challenging but learned a lot.
Great coverage of US history!! I really enjoyed this course!
Lots of reading. Plenty of time to write the quiz and tests.
some of the questions were kind of subjective and difficult to determine the answers
The tests were extremely difficult because they were nothing like the practice test. Most of the questions in the test were not in the lessons.
Very informative course. I lot to learn but exciting to dive into more.
Easy and informative course. If you take 3-4 hours a day and invest it in this class you can finish in a week's time.
I learned alot from this course and it was easy to follow
I learned so much from this course. Coming from a racist upbringing, I was able to see how my extended family continues to keep racist thoughts from the 1800's alive today. Thank you for being part of the change in this world. You definitely impacted me for good.
It has been an interesting course.
very informational great course
I don't feel that a majority of the questions helped me understand the subject. It seemed as though they could have two answers.
Great course. The questions actually force you to learn the material. I believe I learned more taking this course and understanding the material than I would have if I had done a traditional course and only focused on the assignments.
This is how I learn!!!!! Sophia is great. APUS recommended it to me after failing College Algebra twice and History once. I just finished History in THREE days and PASSED!!!!! Please bring more courses!! :)
The tests were set up horribly, please try to save upcoming students the horrible setup and get rid of the hypotheticals questions that really had no real answer and which did not further their learning. Also the questions were extremely vague which also did not help in the least. Please, please try to make this test better for future students to make the learning process better.
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Sophia’s U.S. History I online course takes you back in time to learn about key figures and pivotal moments in American history. Go at your own pace as you earn college-level credit toward your degree.
ACE Credit®-recommended for 3.0 semester credits
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Sophia's US History I course builds your knowledge of key events and figures in the history of the United States from American prehistory through the era of Reconstruction. This course emphasizes critical thinking skills and consideration of multiple perspectives through the analysis of primary sources. You will learn how to think like a historian and apply a historian's lens to real-world situations.
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This is a pass/fail course. You must complete 12 Challenge assessments (these are like quizzes) and 4 Milestone assessments (these are like tests) with an overall score of 70% or better.
At the end of the course, you’ll be able to:
- Interpret or analyze a primary source to draw conclusions about a historical event
- Apply different historical lenses in order to critically analyze historical events through a variety of
- Understand the events, people, and motivations involved in the settling of the Americas
- Recognize the events and factors that lead up to the American Revolution
- Analyze the political, social and economic climate during and after the drafting of the constitution
- Evaluate the events leading up to the Civil War and understand the key players, battles, and rationales
- Analyze how historians have interpreted the era of reconstruction and the causes for the collapse of reconstruction
- Trace the evolution of slavery and examine the experience of slaves from the age of exploration
through the era of reconstruction
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