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This American History online course is ideal preparation for students thinking of studying history at university, exploring an extremely important period of American history and encountering a range of historical methods in the process.Online CourseInstant Start!Ages 16+
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What do immigration, the “imperial presidency” and interstate highways have in common? They all changed the landscape of America during the twentieth century. During this eight-tutorial course you will study the political, social and cultural history of twentieth-century America, focusing on key themes including the nature of American identity, the growth of Presidential power, and the intersection between foreign policy and domestic life, as you discover how and why America became a world superpower. Emphasis will be placed on the use of primary sources, such as letters and oral histories, in order to supplement and bring to life the lecture material.
This in-depth course provides a fascinating insight into the pivotal century when America became one of the most powerful nations on Earth, a century that saw the development of the nuclear bomb, put a man on the moon, and shaped the international climate in which we now live. It will provide thought-provoking supplementary material to students who study history at school and who may be thinking of applying to study history at university and beyond.
|Course Pre-requisites||Advanced level of English|
An interest and enthusiasm for history, with particular reference to American history This course would suit students studying towards A-level History or equivalent.
|Course Level||For students applying to university to study history or related subjects|
|Prior Knowledge||No prior knowledge is required to take this course, just enthusiasm for the subject.|
|Workload||4-6 hours (further independent study is encouraged)|
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