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HIST 2111 - America to 1890

3 Class Hours 0 Laboratory Hours 3 Credit Hours
Prerequisite: A grade of “C” or better in ENGL 1102.
Explores major themes in the social, cultural, political, and economic history of the peoples of North America to 1890. Topics include the intersection of cultures in colonial America, the origin and development of the American republic, the evolution of democratic ideas and institutions, western expansion, slavery, sectional conflict, emancipation and its aftermath, immigration, social and cultural change, the Industrial Revolution, and the changing role of the U.S. in world affairs. Examination of primary sources forms an important element of this course.



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