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This text from Dr. Franklin Williamson and Dr. Tom Aiello from Gordon State University contains all modular text content used in the LMS implementation of their American History I (HIST 2111) courses. American History 1 covers topics ranging from the colonial period to the Civil War.

The text was created under an Affordable Learning Georgia G2C Pilot Grant, taking place from Spring 2018 until Fall 2019. Topics include:

  • The Colonial South / The Colonial North
  • 18th Century Colonial Life
  • American Revolution
  • Jeffersonian Era
  • Slavery and Southern Life
  • Western Expansion
  • Sectional Conflict
  • American Civil War

Course Title

HIST 2111

Course Number

American History 1

Creative Commons License

Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

Publication Date

Fall 2019


University System of Georgia


american history, civil war


United States History

American History I: Colonial Period to Civil War (Gordon State College)