HISTORY - The American Experience as Told through...

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Unformatted text preview: The American Experience as Told through Autobiographies Course Schedule and Assignments Fall 2011..TTh 56:30 pm..CAL 100..M 121 or 12 or 23 MAI 220A/B *Asterisked items appear in Autobiography Course Packet (and on the course Blackboard) . _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 1 Th Aug 25 Exercise 1: Americanness in American Culture: Top Ten Lists Group Exercise. Course Goals and ActivitiesDiscussion. American History: A Chronology * and Theodore Roosevelt: A Chronology * . Assignments : Read W.R. Thayers Theodore Roosevelt: A...Biography , Preface, Chapters I, IV-V, VII, XXIV-XXV. Read Suggestions about Oral Reports * . _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ M Aug 29...Discussion Groups : .. _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 2 T Aug 30 Exercise 2: Open-book questions about Thayers Theodore Roosevelt . Biography: A Chronology*. Thayers Theodore Roosevelt, Preface, Chapter I: Origins and Youth, Chapter IV: The Nature Healer, Chapter V: Back to the East and Literature, Chapter VII: The Rough Rider, Chapter XXIV: Prometheus Bound, and Chapter XXV: Prometheus Unbound * . Thayers Theodore Roosevelt * as Biography and as an American story. Assignment : Read Mary Rowlandsons A True History of the Captivity and Restoration of Mrs. Mary Rowlandson . ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 3 Th Sep 1 Exercise 3: Open-book questions about Rowlandsons A True History of the Captivity and Restoration * . Mary Rowlandsons A True History of the Captivity and Restoration of Mrs. Mary Rowlandson . Biography vis--vis Autobiography. Assignments : Read Passages from Augustine, Kempe, Montaigne, and Rousseau * . ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 4 T Sep 6 Exercise 4: Biography, Autobiography, Augustine, Kempe, Montaigne, and Rousseau * Group Exercise. Passages from Augustine, Kempe, Montaigne, and Rousseau *. Assignments : American History: A Chronology * from Its Beginnings to 1776. Benjamin Franklins Autobiography , Classics , pp. 71-134 (written in 1771). _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 5 Th Sep 8 Exercise 5: Open-book questions about Franklin's Autobiography 1....
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This note was uploaded on 12/03/2011 for the course HISTORY 322D taught by Professor Hunt during the Fall '11 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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