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United States History


Summer 2024

Monday, June 10 – Friday, August 9, 2024


Student-Paced Course


World History



In this course, students will explore the figures, processes, and events that contributed to the development of the United States of America. Students will analyze primary and secondary documents, develop historical arguments, and make connections. Topics covered include Native societies of the Americas, European exploration and colonization, colonial America, the revolution and early federal period, slavery and freedom, Westward expansion, the Civil War and Reconstruction, industrialization and democracy, the world wars and American empire, the Civil Rights movement, the Cold War and contemporary American society.

Completion of this course requires regular access to a laptop or desktop computer with working microphone and webcam, as well as a reliable internet connection.

This Student-Paced course is a time-flexible course format that empowers students to complete rigorous and connected learning experiences while accommodating significant outside commitments, including travel, athletics, internships and camp. Students have full access to course materials and activities throughout the term. They work closely with teachers to set individualized weekly benchmarks to create accountability and build consistency. Students interact with teachers and peers via discussion threads, collaborative readings, video posts and other media. Students have the opportunity to meet live for orientation and introduction at start of term, progress check at midterm, and culminating presentations at end of term.


Subject Area


Credit Type

Upper, Honors

Do you attend a CLI partner school?

Yes, No


Student-Paced Course

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