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ushis1U.S. History 1 – Voyage to a New World

As the Age of Exploration dawned in Europe, Europeans began to arrive in the Americas.  They quickly developed colonial ambitions for both North and South America.  Once Christopher Columbus discovered the “New World”, many Europeans soon followed and overwhelmed the native population.  In this course, you will meet the native populations, study the stories of some of the very first settlers to arrive on American shores, and tour the very first European settlements.

Week 1 – Before the Settlers
Week 2 – In 1492 He Sailed the Ocean Blue
Week 3 – Juan Ponce de León’s Last Stand
Week 4 – Saint Augustine, Florida
Week 5 – Jamestown & The House of Burgesses
Week 6 – Capstone Project

bostonU.S. History 2 – Trouble in Boston

Join us on an adventure through the history of the Boston Tea Party and discover the answers to these questions… Where did the Boston Tea Party take place?  Why did the Boston Tea Party participants dress as Natives?  What famous historical figures participated in the Boston Tea Party?  Are you ready to re-create, re-enact, and appreciate the United States initial bids for freedom in this fast paced class?

Week 1 – Acts, Acts, and MORE Acts!
Week 2 – The Boston Massacre
Week 3 – The Boston Tea Party
Week 4 – The Coercive Acts
Week 5 – A Demand for Independence
Week 6 – Capstone Project

ushist3U.S. History 3 – Revolutionary Ride

What was the Revolutionary Ride?  The Declaration of Independence?  Who was John Adams and why was he so important to the initial bid for freedom from British Rule?  Join us on an adventure through the history of the Revolutionary War to find out!  During this course you will re-create, re-enact, and appreciate the United States initial bids for freedom.

Week 1 – The Rides of Paul Revere
Week 2 – The shot heard ’round the world.
Week 3 – The Second Continental Congress
Week 4 – Commander in Chief
Week 5 – Sieges, Captures, and Routs
Week 6 – Capstone Project

ushist4U.S. History 4 – Underground Railroad

Join us on an adventure through the history of the Underground Railroad.  You will answer questions such as: What was the Underground Railroad?  What impact did it have on the new country’s slave trade?  What famous people participated in the Underground Railroad?  In Minecraft you will re-create, re-enact, and appreciate our country’s initial bids for freedom and live through the mistakes our ancestors made.

Week 1 – Slaves in the New World
Week 2 – Slave Revolts
Week 3 – Faces of Freedom
Week 4 – The Route to Freedom
Week 5 – Emancipation Proclamation
Week 6 – Capstone Project

U.S. History 5 – World War I to World War II

This course is going to look at some of the best and worst times in the United States of America. As we head out of the initial colonial troubles and try to put slavery behind us, we find ourselves in the midsts of World War I. Surviving that, we dive into the excitement of the Roaring 20s. All good things must come to an end however and the Roaring 20s were no exception. On the heels of this golden time came the Great Depression, a time of great sorrow and darkness for the people of the United States of America. Join us as we take this rollercoaster trip through history and march steadily towards World War II and the future.

Week 1 – U.S. Grows Up
Week 2 – World War I
Week 3 – The Roaring 20s
Week 4 – The Great Depression
Week 5 – World War II
Week 6 – Capstone Project

 

 

Course Information

  • Course Code: US-Hist
  • Course Location: Online
  • Course Delivery: Assignment Portal + Minecraft
  • Course Duration: 6 week segments
  • Contacts: info@GamEDAcademy.com
 

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