Topic:North American History

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Department of North American History

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The United States of America is a country with a rich and exciting history. Despite its comparatively short existence of around 230 years, it has had a major impact on the world, as a superpower of the 20th century.

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Canada is a Commonwealth nation in North America. It has a small population, but is the world's second biggest country. It boasts a diverse and vibrant culture. There are also many sites of beauty, from forests to glaciers.

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Mexico is located below the United States. Despite the fact that much of it is desert, there are many natural resources and historical sites.

The programs of this Department focus on exploring the history of the United States, Canada, and Mexico, in addition to their impact on the world around us. We invite all who wish to learn about North America to enroll in our courses and participate in discussions. We will be working on creating a list of individuals that are interested in teaching about US and Canadian History. If this describes you, please consider teaching a course or mentoring students. This page has been designed to contain relevant information about the Department. Feel free to update any section if it is horribly outdated.


Course Offerings


The following courses are being offered at this time by the Department.


These courses are in development. When they are ready to go, they will be moved to the above section.



Many requests are received for courses. Those with the highest priority are listed here. Unfortunately, there are fewer instructors than courses. If you can teach a course, please consider doing so.


Department Task List

Current Task List

  • Complete Department reforms
  • Survey Courses for each period
  • Establish more courses
    • Develop Intro. to History
    • Develop Intro. to Canadian History
    • Develop period courses (200 level)
  • Update pages as necessary

Department News

  • May 7, 2007 - Department of American History founded!
  • October 7, 2007 - Department of Canadian History founded!
  • October 3, 2008 - Page overhaul!
  • October 7, 2008 - Department of Canadian History is merged into Department of American History!
  • October 15, 2008 - Department renamed to Department of North American History

Degree Program

While Wikiversity does not currently offer degree programs, the department intends to give students an idea of what might be required to receive a college degree.


Normally most institutions do not offer undergraduate degrees in American History. This course sequence would be for a Minor in American History.

To be continued...



Wikipedia articles


School Announcements

November 12, 2014
User:Goldenburg111 has taken control of the School of History
June 20, 2011
United States History will begin
June 20, 2011
Human Legacy Course will begin
Aug 24, 2010
Reorganization underway.
Jun 16, 2010
History of the Ottoman Empire Course has started.
May 15, 2010
Military History Department founded.
School of History News Archive


If you are interesting in coordinating a project or teaching a course, feel free to list yourself in the list of faculty below (A-Z order).


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