Influential Americans in History

In this course, students will examine the important Americans who influenced the history of the United States. They will learn about various people and how the places and times they lived in affected their lives. Examples include Denmark Vesey, Tecumseh, John Ross, John Quincy Adams, Clara Barton, Sitting Bull, Nellie Bly, W.E.B. Du Bois, John Muir, Muddy Waters, Amelia Earhart, and Rosa Parks.

How did these people affect the nation? Why is it important to study our ancestors? The goal is for students to gain an understanding of the development of our country and the impact that history has on various individuals.

Live Classes: Thursdays, 3:00 p.m. Eastern Time

Student Support: The instructor is available via email and for special individual Zoom sessions with students as needed.

Feedback/Assessment: Students will be assessed on their class participation and written work.

Materials: All reading materials will be available on the internet.

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