Multicultural History of Colonial and Revolutionary America

This course precedes a new online course that Primary Source will offer for the first time in Fall 2022, called Worldly Republic: The U.S. and the World in the Nineteenth Century. If you would like to take the courses in the sequence we have designed, this summer is the time to start!

4-Week Online Courses


Wednesday July 6 – Tuesday August 2, 2022



Focal Skills and Dispositions

Textual analysis and interpretation; Evaluating visual evidence; Research skills


22.5 PDPs; option for 1 graduate credit ($160 fee applies)


Partnership educators: no cost (other than fee for 1 graduate credit)
Non-partnership educators: $400 (plus fee for 1 graduate credit)

Especially for educators of grades 3-12.

How did British, Spanish, French, African, Indigenous people and others incorporate their cultural roots in the creation of a new society in the lands that became the United States? The 4-week asynchronous online course revisits key moments, movements and developments in the 16th, 17th and 18th centuries to trace a more diverse story of the nation’s beginnings.

Registration Information

Partnership Educators:

Registration must be approved through your school district. Contact your school district’s Primary Source representative with your request.

Non-partnership Educators:

Register using the form below.


Contact Sara Clamage at

Registration is ongoing until the course is filled.