HISTORY 260 - United States to 1865
Section: 001
Term: FA 2020
Subject: History (HISTORY)
Department: LSA History
Credits:
4
Requirements & Distribution:
SS
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

This course introduces students to American history from the founding of European settlements in North America to the fighting 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 and Civil War, are examined in detail. This course also familiarizes the student with the interpretation of a wide range of evidence available for historical analysis—diaries, letters, accounts, newspapers, autobiographies, biographies, essays, monographs, fictional narratives, paintings, and films. Course lectures sketch the big picture, while discussion sections explore issues addressed by the lectures and raised in the readings.

HISTORY 260 - United States to 1865
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 
12297
Open
62
 
-
TuTh 10:00AM - 11:30AM
Note: Freshmen are encouraged to take this introductory survey.
002 (DIS)
P
12298
Open
11
 
-
Tu 1:00PM - 2:00PM
003 (DIS)
P
12299
Open
15
 
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Tu 2:00PM - 3:00PM
004 (DIS)
P
12300
Open
11
 
-
W 1:00PM - 2:00PM
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