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The United States of America is a nation with a rich history and a noble goal: government of the people, by the people, for the people. Its citizens' struggle to achieve that goal is a dramatic story stretching over hundreds of years.

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Hours 12
Language English
Subjects Humanities

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An overview of related careers and their average salaries in the US. Bars indicate income percentile (33rd - 99th).

Staff United States Army $38k

United States Coast Guard $60k

Supervisor United States Air Force $62k

The United States Army Chorus $62k

UNITED STATES NAVAL RESERVE $63k

United States Marine Contractor $79k

Acting United States Marshal $81k

Senior United States Marine $86k

United States Ambassador $86k

United States Air Force Contractor $91k

United States Attorney, AUSA for D. C. $104k

Assistant United States Army $112k

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Worlds collide (1491-1607)

The history of North America began long before Columbus set foot in a new world. But once he did, things would never be the same.This course contains 4 segments:Thinking like a...

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Colonial America (1607-1754)

From Jamestown until the early stirrings of the American Revolution, colonial America became the foundation of the United States. This course contains 3 segments:Early...

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The road to revolution (1754-1800)

From colony to nation. Explore the dramatic events that separated the United States from Britain and the trials of the young republic and its citizens. This course contains 2...

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The early republic (1800-1848)

In the early nineteenth century, the United States expanded rapidly, fueled by new technology, growing markets, and the extension of democracy to all white men. But this...

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The Civil War era (1844-1877)

A house divided against itself cannot stand. The United States could no longer remain half-slave and half-free, and the ensuing war over the fate of slavery ripped apart the...

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The Gilded Age (1865-1898) (You were viewing this course)

After the Civil War, the United States emerged as the world's foremost industrial power. With that came great wealth and great poverty. This course contains 3 segments:The Gilded...

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Rise to world power (1890-1945)

At the end of the 19th century, the industrial might of the United States propelled it into great power status. In the early 20th century, the United States grappled with its new...

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The postwar era (1945-1980)

The United States emerged from World War II as the wealthiest and most powerful nation in the world. But staying on top isn't easy. This course contains 5 segments:The postwar...

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The modern era (1980-present)

Since the election of Ronald Reagan in 1980, the Cold War has ended and a new, global era has emerged. What does that mean for the United States? This course contains 3...

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Surveys of history

The tutorials in this topic will take you on sweeping journeys through time so that you can get the really BIG picture for how things fit together.This course contains 1...

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From Khan Academy
Hours 12
Language English
Subjects Humanities

Careers

An overview of related careers and their average salaries in the US. Bars indicate income percentile (33rd - 99th).

Staff United States Army $38k

United States Coast Guard $60k

Supervisor United States Air Force $62k

The United States Army Chorus $62k

UNITED STATES NAVAL RESERVE $63k

United States Marine Contractor $79k

Acting United States Marshal $81k

Senior United States Marine $86k

United States Ambassador $86k

United States Air Force Contractor $91k

United States Attorney, AUSA for D. C. $104k

Assistant United States Army $112k

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