Course Description

This is a U.S. History course targeting 10 events in our history that made a big difference. The course centers on a DVD where 10 acclaimed documentary filmmakers present 10 moments of history and the often unexpected changes they triggered. It offers a perspective of history not only from historians, but also from varies sources including: the people of the time, former President of the United States, scientific scholar, from a battle between management and labor, to the end of relatively peaceful coexistence between the Native Americans and the English settlers. The course highlights days in history that lead up to great events. It highlights parts of our history that we rarely hear about in school and show how events from the past affected our future. This class will give the student a look at our history from the early settlers up to 1964 and show them how one event is able to alter history.

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Section Title
10 Days that Unexpectedly Changed America
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Delivery Options
Distance Learning  
Course Fee(s)
SPU Tuition credit (5 units) $495.00
Available for Credit
5 Quarter Credits
Section Notes

Course is self-paced. Completion time: up to one year.

Refund Policy: Withdrawals submitted online through SPU within 7 days of enrollment will receive a 95% refund. Withdrawals received after that point will not receive a refund and no withdrawals will be accepted after the completion deadline for the course. Instructions on how to withdraw are located on our website under Students/Withdrawal and Refund Policies.

Section Materials
  • DVD (Mandatory) 10 Days That Unexpectedly Changed America History Channel ISBN B000FBFYR8
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