HISTORY 260 - United States to 1865
Section: 001
Term: FA 2018
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 This course also introduces the student to the reading of historical documents and the range of available types of historical analysis—diaries, letters, accounts, autobiographies, biographies, essays, monographs, and fictional narratives.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)
 
11460
Open
23
 
-
TuTh 10:00AM - 11:00AM
Note: Freshmen are encouraged to take this introductory survey.
002 (DIS)
P
11461
Closed
0
 
-
TuTh 11:00AM - 12:00PM
003 (DIS)
P
11462
Open
3
 
-
TuTh 11:00AM - 12:00PM
004 (DIS)
P
11463
Open
5
 
-
TuTh 1:00PM - 2:00PM
005 (DIS)
P
23358
Open
15
 
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TuTh 2:00PM - 3:00PM
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ISBN: 9780679740759
The murder of Helen Jewett : the life and death of a prostitute in nineteenth-century New York., Publisher: Vintage Books 1999
Required
ISBN: 9780393645620
Give Me Liberty: AN American History, Brief Volume 1, 5th Edition, Author: Eric Foner
Required
ISBN: 9780393645620
Voices of Freedom: A Documentary History, Volume 1, 5th Edition, Author: Eric Foner
Required
ISBN: 9780393969665
Narrative of the life of Frederick Douglass, an American slave, written by himself : authoritative text, contexts, criticism, Author: Douglass, Frederick, 1818-1895., Publisher: Norton 1997
Required
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