Who Built America? OER

A free, expanded, and interactive online edition of the popular textbook, Who Built America?

Who Built America? puts working people at the center of U.S. history. Featuring new chapters, thousands of primary sources and original essays for teaching historiography and document analysis

Project Information

4th edition
New chapters cover years 2010-2020

Fully customizable
User-generated readers

Free online
Full content available at no cost to readers

When completed, the new Who Built America? will incorporate an updated and expanded narrative, thousands of primary source documents, images, interactive maps and charts, and additional teaching resources.

The OER will be fully customizable, allowing users to create collections of documents and tailor the text for their courses, research projects, and reading groups.

Look for the publication’s launch in Fall, 2024.

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