HISTORY 260 - United States to 1865
Fall 2021, Section 001
Instruction Mode: Section 001 is  In Person (see other Sections below)
Subject: History (HISTORY)
Department: LSA History
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Requirements & Distribution:
May not be repeated for credit.
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This course analyzes the history of the United States to 1865, focusing on themes that have a continued resonance in contemporary American life and culture including the development and historical significance of race, religion, and immigration along with other themes. Students will read relevant primary source materials and will be expected to analyze these sources in light of the larger issues treated in the course. In addition, students will be exposed to major debates in American history and will be encouraged to form opinions and convictions on these issues. The course is interactive and includes sources from the lived experience of Americans. Assignments will be designed to encourage students to read, write, and think critically.


HISTORY 260 - United States to 1865
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 In Person
MW 10:00AM - 11:30AM
Note: Freshmen are encouraged to take this introductory survey.
002 (DIS)
 In Person
M 12:00PM - 1:00PM
003 (DIS)
 In Person
M 1:00PM - 2:00PM
004 (DIS)
 In Person
Tu 12:00PM - 1:00PM

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