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This collection contains the Affordable Learning Solution for the Southern University System (AL$4SUS) list of peer-reviewed textbooks for United States History to 1877 (common course-id HIST 130), one of the top 50 college courses identified for inclusion in the Southern University Online Library for Education (SUOLforEd).  

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General Course Description:  HIST 130

Historical survey of the European colonization of North America and of the United States through Reconstruction.

Minimum Units: 3.0

Date Added to MERLOT: August 03, 2016
Created by: SUOL4ed subr
License: Creative Commons License
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Pedagogical Approach:

Course Content:

  • Native American societies and cultures prior to European arrival.
  • European colonization and its impact on Native America.
  • Establishment and maturation of diverse colonial settlements and populations.
  • Colonial policies and imperial rivalries in North America and their implication for settlements.
  • The American Revolution
  • The formation of the United States government from the Articles of Confederation through the development of the Constitution.
  • The early republic including political parties, economic and geographical expansion.
  • Sectionalism, slavery and antebellum America
  • Western expansion, manifest destiny and Native American policy.
  • Antebellum reform.
  • Crisis of the 1850s and the coming of the Civil War.
  • The Civil War.
  • Reconstruction.
Outcomes:

At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:

  • Demonstrate the ability to interpret primary and secondary sources and to compose an argument which uses them, as appropriate, for support.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of U.S. History through current analytical categories of race, class, gender and ethnicity.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of America’s growth in a global context.
  • Explain the major economic, technological and scientific developments and their historical significance.
  • Analyze major political trends, attitudes, conflicts and events—including both mainstream and reform efforts—and explain their historical significance.
  • Explain the major social and cultural developments, their causes and effects, and their historical significance.
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The word history comes from the Greek word historía which means to learn or know by... More
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