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This course is designed to provide a survey of the political, social, economic, and cultural development of the United States from pre-European contact through reconstruction. Specific attention will be directed to the colonial era, establishment of the new nation, sectional problems, national growth, disunion and reconstruction. Particular attention will be placed on the interaction between Europeans, Americans, and the Native Peoples of the "New World." Suggestions texts: Robert A. Divine, et al. America: Past and Present. Volume One to 1877. Fourth edition. Nash, Jeffrey, et. al. American People: Creating a Nation and a Society: Volume One, 4th edition.
Course: Early U.S. History
Date Added to MERLOT: September 16, 2012
Created by: Samantha Graham

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