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Course Syllabus : Instructor: Dr. Amy Newhouse Office: NA History 1302 Syllabus United States Since 1877 HIST 1301 Spring 2021 Student Success Hours (Office Hours): Webex Hrs - M (1-4pm), T (2-4pm) Contact: [email protected] Office phone: 832-745-5015 – NA this semester Course: HIST 1301-5018/5019/5020/5053 Term: 3 hrs. Spring 2021 Class Location: Online Time and location: Due dates on M/W Getting Ready : Prerequisites: ENGL 0305/ 0316 and ENGL 0307/0326, or higher level course ENGL 1301/ placement by testing Required Material: • Eric Foner, Give Me Liberty , 6 th edition • (Bundle with Voices of Freedom document set ; ISBN 9780393649680), Volume 2, 6 th edition Rothstein, Richard, The Color of Law , ISBN 978-1631492853 • Access to D2L Course overview: Catalog Description: This course is a survey of U.S. History from Pre-Contact Societies through Reconstruction. Themes to be developed include westward expansion and globalization, slavery, Native Americans, and religious and social changes. An additional purpose of this course is to introduce students to the skills and practices of history. Student Learning Outcomes: Create an argument through the use of historical evidence. Analyze and interpret primary and secondary sources. Analyze the effects of historical, social, political, economic, cultural, and global forces on this period of United States history. Revised 06/24/19
Core Curriculum Statement: This is a class in the Core Curriculum as administered by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB). This course is designed to provide instruction in the following Core Objectives: Critical Thinking Skills (CT) – creative thinking, innovation, inquiry, and analysis, evaluation and synthesis of information. Communication Skills (COM) – effective development, interpretation and expression of ideas through written, oral and visual communication. Social Responsibility (SR) – intercultural competence, knowledge of civic responsibility, and the ability to engage effectively in regional, national and global communities. Personal Responsibility (PR) – ability to connect choices, actions and consequences to ethical decision-making. Department/Division Contact: Matthew Turner, Interim Dean, @ [email protected] Reading/Class Comprehension Quizzes 12% Throughout the course Special Quizzes 10% Throughout the course Introduction Assignment 5% Jan 25 @ 7:59 pm WW1 Project Part 1 WW1 Project Part 2 WW1 Project Part 3 WW1 Project Part 4 11% Feb 22 @ 7:59 pm Feb 24 @ 7:59 pm Mar 1 @ 7:59 pm Apr 7 @ 7:59 pm Test 1 11% Mar 8 @9am-7:50Pm Test 2 12% Apr 5 @ 9am-7:50Pm The Color of Law Reflective Essay 13% Apr 21 @ 7:59 pm Globalization Mini- Project & Discussion 6% Apr 28 @ 7:59 pm Apr 28 - Mar 3 @ 7:59 pm Final 20% May 10 @ 9am-7:50Pm Total 100% ***All dates/times CDT*** Instructor Guidelines and Rules Students are responsible for knowing and following the guidelines below.

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