This course is for credit recovery only and should only be taken if you have previously taken and failed the course. Be sure to check with your school counselor before enrolling to ensure that your school will accept the credit recovery course(s) you are planning to take. All course work and final exams must be completed within 60 days from the date of enrollment and there are no extensions available for this course.

This survey course emphasizes the growth and development of the United States from 1851 to the present. During the course, students will make personal connections with specific events and individuals in US history while developing an understanding of democratic values. Each lesson includes an instructor-graded portfolio activity, which should be submitted together as a whole before requesting the final. This is the second course in a two-part United States History series (HIST 041 and HIST 043).