HISTORY 260 - United States to 1865
Section: 001
Term: FA 2014
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 This course also introduces the student to the reading of historical documents and the range of available types of historical analysis-diaries, letters, accounts, autobiographies, biographies, essays, monographs, and fictional narratives.

All readings than can be placed on reserve are at the Shapiro Undergraduate Library. All books that can be purchased are for sale at Ulrich's Bookstore on S. University; you, of course can purchase them through Amazon or Abebooks. The articles and the primary sources are available on CTools. As a supplementary textbook, James Henretta's America's History is recommended but not required.

Course Requirements:

lectures, readings, midterm and final examination.

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

Intended Audience:

No data submitted

Class Format:

Lecture twice per week, discussion twice per week.

HISTORY 260 - United States to 1865
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 
11739
Open
51
 
-
TuTh 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Note: Freshmen are encouraged to take this introductory survey.
002 (DIS)
P
26698
Open
22
23LSA Hnrs
-
W 2:00PM - 4:00PM
Note: Section 002: LSA Honors Only
003 (DIS)
P
11740
Closed
0
 
-
TuTh 1:00PM - 2:00PM
004 (DIS)
P
11741
Open
1
 
-
TuTh 1:00PM - 2:00PM
005 (DIS)
P
11742
Open
14
 
-
TuTh 3:00PM - 4:00PM
006 (DIS)
P
28644
Open
14
 
-
TuTh 4:00PM - 5:00PM
NOTE: Data maintained by department in Wolverine Access. If no textbooks are listed below, check with the department.


ISBN: 9780393055542
American slavery, American freedom : the ordeal of colonial Virginia, Author: Morgan, Edmund S. (Edmund Sears), 1916-2013., Publisher: Norton 1975
Required
ISBN: 9780673393470
The Puritan dilemma : the story of John Winthrop, Author: Morgan, Edmund S. (Edmund Sears), 1916-2013., Publisher: Longman 1999
Required
ISBN: 9780030866517
What must I do to be saved? : The great awakening in colonial America, Author: Bumsted, J. M., Publisher: Dryden Press 1976
Required
ISBN: 9780394708652
The origins of American politics, Author: by Bernard Bailyn, Publisher: Vintage Books 1st Vintag 1968
Required
ISBN: 9780679736882
The radicalism of the American Revolution, Author: Gordon S. Wood, Publisher: Vintage Books 1st Vintag 1993
Required
ISBN: 9780520017542
The idea of a party system : the rise of legitimate opposition in the United States, 1780-1840., Author: by Richard Hofstadter., Publisher: University of California Press 4. print. 1969
Required
ISBN: 9780451532138
The classic slave narratives, Author: edited and with an updated introduction by Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Publisher: Signet Classics 2012
Required
ISBN: 9780312415990
The Cherokee removal : a brief history with documents, Author: Theda Perdue, Michael D. Green., Publisher: Bedford/St. Martin's 2nd ed. 2005
Required
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