HISTORY 260 - United States to 1865
Section: 001
Term: FA 2017
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 This course also introduces the student to the reading of historical documents and the range of available types of historical analysis—diaries, letters, accounts, autobiographies, biographies, essays, monographs, and fictional narratives.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:

Lectures, readings, midterm and final examination.

HISTORY 260 - United States to 1865
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 
11497
Open
48
 
-
TuTh 11:00AM - 12:00PM
Note: Freshmen are encouraged to take this introductory survey.
002 (DIS)
P
11498
Open
2
 
-
TuTh 1:00PM - 2:00PM
003 (DIS)
P
11499
Open
11
 
-
TuTh 2:00PM - 3:00PM
004 (DIS)
P
11500
Open
4
 
-
TuTh 3:00PM - 4:00PM
005 (DIS)
P
24058
Open
21
 
-
TuTh 4:00PM - 5:00PM
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ISBN: 9780806127187
New England frontier : Puritans and Indians, 1620 - 1675, Author: Alden T. Vaughan., Publisher: Univ. of Oklahoma Press 3. ed. 1995
Required
ISBN: 9780393324945
American slavery, American freedom : the ordeal of colonial Virginia, Author: Edmund S. Morgan, Publisher: Norton Norton pap 2003
Required
ISBN: 9780321478061
The Puritan dilemma : the story of John Winthrop, Author: Edmund S. Morgan., Publisher: Pearson Longman 3rd ed. 2007
Required
Other Textbook Editions OK.
ISBN: 9780679736882
The radicalism of the American Revolution, Author: Gordon S. Wood, Publisher: Vintage Books 1st Vintag 1993
Required
ISBN: 9780394708652
The origins of American politics, Author: by Bernard Bailyn, Publisher: Vintage Books 1st Vintag 1968
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: 9780809016358
A shopkeeper's millenium : society and revivals in Rochester, New York, 1815-1837, Author: Paul E. Johnson., Publisher: Hill and Wang [Revised e 2004
Required
ISBN: 9780195029918
The imperiled union : essays on the background of the Civil War, Author: Kenneth M. Stampp, Publisher: Oxford Univ. Press [Nachdr.] 1981
Required
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