HIST&146 - United States History I
This course surveys several prominent political, social, cultural, and economic events in North America, from Pre-Contact Native America through the Post-American Revolution era. Prominent topics include Contact, European conquest and settlement, colonial life, slavery, the American Revolution, the U.S. Constitution, and Post-Revolution growing pains of the new nation. Students will participate in daily online discussions and write a series of brief essays. Textbook: The American Yawp, available online free, online.
Prerequisites: ENGL& 101, minimum 2.0 grade or better
Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer (Dean's discretion)
- Explain general themes of the history of North America before the 19th century.
- Explain and compare their knowledge of North American society's varied cultures and worldviews before the 19th century.
- Analyze and explain the social, cultural, economic, and political factors that shaped Native American and non-Native American societies in North America before the 19th century.
- Analyze the major theoretical issues in North American history before the 19th century.
- Evaluate, synthesize, and present information from primary and secondary historical sources consistent with standards in the field of history.