4 weeks / 6 hours per week
About This Course
It reviews all of the substantive material that is usually taught in the second semester of the two-semester course in the United States history. Our goal as creators of this course is to prepare you to pass the College Board's CLEP examination and obtain college credit for free.
Through the guidance of Dr. Stephen Sullivan, this course will cover the period of United States history from the end of the Civil War to the present, with the majority of the questions being on the twentieth century.
“History of the United States II: 1865 to the Present” is a completely self-paced course. It has no prerequisites and it is offered entirely for free.
How is this course organized?
This course is organized into eight major modules that contain short video lessons, exercises and reading.
All of the course material has been released at once so you can complete it anytime.
What do I need to pass the CLEP exam?
You need to demonstrate abilities to identify, describe, analyze and interpret historical phenomena on the covered period from the end of Civil War to the present.
The exam contains approximately 120 questions to be answered in 90 minutes. Please examine our syllabus.
How does this course differ from other CLEP textbooks and traditional courses?
This online course includes a carefully structured series of video lectures and exercises taught by a top quality university professor.
Navigating Through Our Platform
1. Reconstruction and the West
2. Industrialization and Urbanization
3. The Gilded Age and the Progressive Movement
4. American Imperialism and World War I
5. From "Jazz Age" to Depression: The Tragedy of the 1920's
6. "Happy Days Are Here Again": FDR and the New Deal
7. Winning the War & Fighting the Peace: WWII and the Cold War
8. From Camelot to Obama
Sample CLEP Questions
Questions 1 - 15
Questions 16 - 30
Questions 31 - 45
Questions 46 - 60
Questions 61 - 75
Questions 76 - 90
Questions 91 - 105
Questions 106 - 120
Questions 121 - 135
Questions 136 - 150
How Your Score Is Computed