This course is specifically designed for credit recovery purposes and is intended for students who have previously attempted and failed the corresponding 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).