Nov 20, 2018  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog

HIST 1100 - American History to 1865

Hours: 3
Surveys the history of the United States from the earliest days of contact and colonization to the era of the Civil War. The ways in which the process of building an independent and unified America was neither steady nor assured. Exploring major social, political, and economic developments. Considers sources of both unity and fragmentation among Americans including people’s competing visions of the nation, how and why those visions changed over time, and ultimately how those very tensions helped to define an American nation.