HIST 201.1 American History to 1877

HIST 201.1 American History to 1877 - HIST 201.1: American...

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HIST 201.1: American History to 1877 FERG 217, MWF 9:30-10:20 Instructor: A. Wilson Office: 630 Oldfather Hall Office Hours: MW 10:30-12:30, or by appointment. Telephone: 472-5452 E-mail: awilson003@neb.rr.com Course Description : This course examines American History from pre-contact to the end of Reconstruction. Lectures, text, class discussions, and other material will emphasize social, political, environmental, and economic issues. Since this class relies on reading materials and group discussion, students need to arrive in class fully prepared. Reading assignments will average fifty to one hundred pages per week. Furthermore, the primary purpose of this course is to enhance each student’s ability to think and write critically about history. To achieve this goal, students will write two short papers throughout the semester. Required Textbooks : Boyer, Paul S., et al. The Enduring Vision , Vol. 1, 6 th ed. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2008. Carl J. Guarneri, America Compared , Vol 1., 2 nd ed. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2005. Assignments
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