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United States History: Courses / Curriculum

Select library and Internet resources for researching United States History.

CCP American History Courses

The College offers several United States History courses which can meet elective degree requirements.

HIST 101  United States History: Colonial America through the Revolutionary Era

HIST 102  United States History: The 19th Century

HIST 103  United States History: The 20th Century

HIST 103H  United States and Pennsylvania History: The 20th Century (Honors)

HIST 150  History of American Health Care

HIST 160  History of American Diversity 

HIST 170/RS 170  Religion in American History

HIST 220  African American History to 1877

HIST 221  African American History After 1865

Free Courses on the Web

Here is a partial list of the  free United States History courses posted on the web by Open Culture. Visit their site to view the entire list.

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  • African American History: From Emancipation to the Present– YouTube – iTunes – Web Site – Jonathan Holloway, Yale
  • African-American History: Modern Freedom Struggle – YouTube– iTunes – Clay Carson, Stanford
  • American Economic History – iTunes – J. Bradford Delong, UC Berkeley
  • Ben Franklin and the World of the Enlightenment – iTunes – Bruce Thompson, Stanford/UC Santa Cruz
  • Colonial and Revolutionary America – iTunesU – Jack Rakove, Stanford
  • History of New York City: A Social History iTunes Video –YouTube – Web Site – Daniel Walkowitz, NYU
  • History of the United States Since 1945 – iTunes – Daniel Sargent, UC Berkeley
  • Introduction to African American Studies – Real Player Video- Abdul Alkalimat, University of Illinois
  • Introduction to American Studies – YouTube – iTunes Video -iTunes Audio – Michael Cohen, UC Berkeley
  • Medicine and Public Health in American History – Web Audio- Chris Hamlin, Notre Dame
  • The American Founders and Their World – iTunes – Jack Rakove, Gordon Wood, etc. Stanford
  • The American Revolution – YouTube - iTunes Video iTunes AudioWeb Site – Joanne B. Freeman, Yale
  • The United States and the World Since 1945 iTunes Audio – Daniel Sargent, UC Berkeley
  • U.S. History from the Late 19th Century to the Eve of World War II – YouTube – iTunes Video – iTunes Audio – Web – Richard Candida Smith, UC Berkeley
  • US History: from Civil War to Present by Jennifer Burns – Web– Jennifer Burns, UC Berkeley
  • The Western Tradition (Video) – YouTube - Web site - Course Outline – Eugen Weber, UCLA

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