2113-Fall07TR - HISTORY 2113-AMERICAN HISTORY TO 1865...

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HISTORY 2113--AMERICAN HISTORY TO 1865             Tuesday-Thursday, 12:00-1:20 pm; Fall, 2007 Heath Hardwick Hall, Room 104 Johnson   INSTRUCTOR INFORMATION: Office: Heath-Hardwick Hall. Office 117 Phone: 233-3305; e-mail:  BobbyJohnson@letu.edu Office Hours: 11:15-12:15 MWF; 1:30-2:30 pm TR; by appointment  REQUIRED BOOKS: America , Vol. 1, 7 th  Edition, Norton, 2007 Jack Rakove,  James Madison , (Pearson-Longman, 3 rd  Edition, 2007). COURSE OBJECTIVES: History 2113 examines the basic cultural, political, and economic issues behind the United  States’ founding and early development. The course will focus especially on the importance  of religion and slavery in early American history and on the struggle to find a balance  between federal and state power in the newly-created federal system. In accordance with  LeTourneau University’s  Leadership Distinctives , the course seeks to deepen students’  reading, writing, and analytical skills, providing them with a broader knowledge of our  nation’s past and of the contributions of Christian men and women to that past (please refer to  Leadership Distinctives  in Course Documents on Blackboard). Students will be expected to: o master a broad body of historical knowledge o demonstrate an understanding of historical chronology o use historical data to support an argument o interpret and apply data from original documents   GRADED WORK: Reading Assignments     : There will be four reading assignments given during the semester.  These assignments are meant to correspond with and enhance class discussions and to  measure student comprehension of the assigned readings.  Questions will be based upon the  assigned reading   from the textbook and/or any document provided .   You are only responsible  for the material covered in the assigned readings outside sources are not necessary and any  such material utilized must be properly cited (failure to do so will result in the application of  Academic Dishonesty penalties [see below]).  Please review the “Guidelines for Reading  Assignments” found at the end of this syllabus. Assignments are due at the beginning of class   and must be submitted in person during class. Assignments turned in after class are late   unless a previous arrangement has been made with the instructor (this includes assignments  turned into my mailbox or submitted online during class time). Paper
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