icon of a stopwatchThe US History II textbook contains seventeen modules, so a few may need to be consolidated or skipped in order to teach each module per week within a traditional semester schedule. Some instructors begin this course with module 2, having already taught about Reconstruction (Module 1) in the first half of the course. If you need to modify the pace and cover the material more quickly, the following modules work well together:

  • Module 1: The Era of Reconstruction, 1865-1877 and Module 2: Go West Young Man! Westward Expansion, 1840-1900
  • Module 3: Industrialization and the Rise of Big Business, 1870-1900 and Module 4: The Growing Pains of Urbanization, 1870-1900
  • Module 5: Politics in the Gilded Age, 1870-1900 and Module 6: Leading the Way—The Progressive Movement, 1890-1920
  • Module 10: Brother, Can You Spare a Dime? The Great Depression, 1929-1932 and Module 11: Franklin Roosevelt and the New Deal, 1932-1941