HIST&147 - United States History II

This course surveys various prominent political, social, cultural, and economic events in the United States during the 19th century. It explores how people had difficulty balancing the concepts of liberty and security in their pursuit of happiness. This will be shown through the American experience with slavery, constitutional interpretation, war, geographical expansion, and economic growth. The course compares these experiences to ones faced today.

 

CIP: 54.0102

Credits: 5

Prerequisites: HIST& 146 and ENGL& 101 , minimum 2.0 grade or better

Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer (at Dean's discretion)

Outcomes

  1. Explain general themes of the history of the United States in the 19th century.
  2. Compare and contrast various cultures and worldviews in American society throughout the 19th century.
  3. Analyze the social, cultural, economic, and political factors that contributed to shaping the United States in the 19th century.
  4. Analyze major theoretical issues in the United States during the 19th century.
  5. Evaluate, synthesize, and present 19th-century North American information from primary and secondary sources consistent with field of history standards.