Karl der Große gründete das erste nachantike westeuropäische Großreich und gilt als Schöpfer eines Kulturverbandes, der bis heute europäische Identität stiftet. Doch nennt man ihn deshalb zurecht "Pater Europae"?
This course will introduce you to United States history from the colonial period to the Civil War.
This course will introduce you to United States history from the colonial period to the Civil War. You will learn about the major political, economic, and social changes that took place in America during this 250-year period. The course will be structured chronologically, with each unit focusing on a significant historical subject in early American history. The units will include representative primary-source documents that illustrate important overarching political, economic, and social themes, such as the development of British America, the founding of the American republic, and the crisis of the federal union that led to the Civil War. By the end of the course, you will understand how the American federal union was founded, expanded, and tested from 1776 to its collapse in 1861.
More info: http://www.saylor.org/courses/hist211/