HISTORY 260 - United States to 1865
Section: 001
Term: FA 2009
Subject: History (HISTORY)
Department: LSA History
Credits:
4
Requirements & Distribution:
SS
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

This course introduces the student to American history from the founding of British settlements in North America to the coming of the Civil War. Lectures and discussions emphasize the migration of people from Europe and Africa, the variety of settlements, racial interaction, the formation and development of new political, economic, social and religious institutions, and their role in the transformation of everyday life. Certain events, like the American Revolution, are examined in detail. This course also introduces the student to the reading of historical documents and the range of available types of historical analysis-diaries, letters, accounts, autobiographies, biographies, essays, monographs, and fictional narratives.

Course Requirements include: lectures, readings, midterm and final examination.

Grades will be computed on the following basis: Section Participation, 17%; Midterm Exam, 33%; Final Exam, 50%.

Many of the readings are in the course pack (CP), which is for sale at Michigan Book and Supply. All readings than can be placed on reserve are at the Shapiro Undergraduate Library. All books that can be purchased are for sale at Michign Book and Supply. When permissible, all readings are also available on CTools. As a supplementary textbook, James Henretta's America's History is recommended but not required.

HISTORY 260 - United States to 1865
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 
14335
Open
63
 
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MW 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Note: Renumbered from History 160. Freshmen are welcome to take this course.
002 (DIS)
P
14337
Closed
0
 
-
MW 2:00PM - 3:00PM
003 (DIS)
P
14339
Closed
0
 
-
MW 2:00PM - 3:00PM
004 (DIS)
P
14341
Open
5
 
-
MW 3:00PM - 4:00PM
005 (DIS)
P
14343
Open
3
 
-
MW 3:00PM - 4:00PM
006 (DIS)
P
14345
Open
3
 
-
MW 4:00PM - 5:00PM
007 (DIS)
P
41615
Open
7
 
-
MW 4:00PM - 5:00PM
008 (DIS)
P
14347
Open
14
17LSA Hnrs
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TuTh 10:00AM - 11:00AM
Note: Section 008: LSA honors only.
009 (DIS)
P
37805
Open
2
 
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TuTh 11:00AM - 12:00PM
010 (DIS)
P
47928
Open
11
 
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TuTh 11:00AM - 12:00PM
011 (DIS)
P
47929
Open
3
 
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TuTh 12:00PM - 1:00PM
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