Students will demonstrate an ability to define and

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Students will demonstrate an ability to define and distinguish important political forces in history. Students will demonstrate an ability to compare and contrast historiographies. Students will demonstrate an ability to analyze primary and secondary sources. Course Learning Upon successful completion of this course, students will: Create an argument through the use of historical evidence. Analyze and interpret primary and secondary sources. Page 1
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Syllabus Section Relevant Information Outcomes Analyze the effects of historical, social, political, economic, cultural, and global forces on this period of United States history. Textbook and Other Course Materials Required: Zinn, Howard. A People’s History of the United States . Grading Scale Grade Components: Methods of Evaluation Assignments and Assessment : Quizzes(20%): 2-3 response sentences per key term. Zinn Responses(20%): 1 ½ - 2 pages. Times New Roman. Double Spaced. 12 pt. font. Exams(60%): *See exam reviews. - No late work. - Major Due Dates: November 26 th & December 14 th Class Participation Online courses require your active participation. Here are some tips for success: Log in to the course frequently (at least several times per week for long semesters and daily for summer sessions) and check your email as I will be sending daily emails, as well as post Announcements. This will keep you appraised of any course updates, progress in discussions, assignment information, and messages requiring immediate attention. Be aware of and keep up with the Course Schedule in the Syllabus. Academic Integrity The successful functioning of the academic community demands honesty, which is the basis of respect for both ideas and persons. In the academic community, there is an ongoing assumption of academic integrity at all levels. There is the expectation that work will be independently thoughtful and responsible as to its sources of information and inspiration. Honesty is an appropriate consideration in other ways as well, including but
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