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Course Design Guide HIS/115 Version 3 1 Course Design Guide College of Humanities HIS/115 Version 3 U.S. History to 1865 Copyright 2011, 2009, 2008 by University of Phoenix. All rights reserved. Course Description This course provides an overview of the social, political, economic, and global events that have shaped the American scene from colonial times through the Civil War period. Policies Faculty and students/learners will be held responsible for understanding and adhering to all policies contained within the following two documents: University policies : You must be logged into the student website to view this document. Instructor policies: This document is posted in the Course Materials forum. University policies are subject to change. Be sure to read the policies at the beginning of each class. Policies may be slightly different depending on the modality in which you attend class. If you have recently changed modalities, read the policies governing your current class modality. Course Materials Schultz, K. M. (2012). HIST2, Volume 1 (2nd ed.). Boston, MA: Wadsworth, Cengage Learning. All electronic materials are available on the student website. Week One: Contact, Settlement, Slavery Details Due Points Objectives 1.1 Describe the clash of cultures that took place in North America between the Native Americans, colonists, and Black slaves. 1.2 Describe the establishment of early colonies. 1.3 Describe the development of regional differences among the British colonies. 1.4 Explain the paradoxical rise of slavery and freedom in Colonial America. Course Preparation Read the course description and objectives. Read the instructors biography and post your own. Week1/ Day1 Reading Read Ch. 1 of HIST2, Volume 1 . Reading Read Ch. 2 of HIST2, Volume 1 . Reading Read Ch. 3 of HIST2, Volume 1 . Reading Read this weeks Electronic Reserve Readings. Course Design Guide HIS/115 Version 3 2 Participation Participate in class discussion. 2 Discussion Questions Respond to weekly discussion questions.... View Full Document

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