U.S. History II

A History of the United States, 1865 to Present offers a thorough exploration of American history from Reconstruction to Obama. A customized edition of Dr. David J. Trowbridge’s A History of the United States, Vol. 2 (Flat World Knowledge, 2012) forms the foundation of this webtext presenting an inclusive approach to history in a highly accessible, chronological narrative. 

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After each new topic is presented, students answer a few questions about the main ideas. This keeps students focused, actively processing the information, and constructing new knowledge.


Fourteen chapters offer clear and concise presentation of key concepts. And an additional 21 assignments guide students through examination of primary resources to put the concepts into context and test the limits of the ideas presented. 


A History of the United States, 1865 to Present provides everything you need for an online course including the text, interactive assignments, a test bank, and an analytics dashboard. And we can tailor the webtext to match your program’s emphasis, term length, student expectations, and assignment types.