The U.S. to 1865

Eustace, Hodes, W. Johnson. Offered every year. 4 points. Main currents of American historical development from the precolonial epoch to the Civil War. Analysis of the country's economic and political growth, intellectual traditions, and patterns of social development. Historical development, not as a series of discrete events, but as an unfolding process. Topics: Puritanism, mercantilism, the colonial family, the War for Independence, political party systems, the Jeffersonian and Jacksonian eras, free labor and slavery, Native American cultures, attitudes of race and gender, westward expansion, the industrial revolution, sectionalism, and the Civil War.

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4 Points

Term Section Instructor Schedule Location

Fall 2017

Ben Max Davidson
F: 12:30 PM - 1:45 PM KJCC 701
Ben Max Davidson
R: 4:55 PM - 6:10 PM SILV 506
Rebecca Anne Goetz
MW: 3:30 PM - 4:45 PM GCASL 275