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HIST& 147
U.S. History II


Credits: 5
Clock Hours per Quarter: 50

AA Discipline: [Social Sciences]

Lecture Hours:50


Description
Survey of the significant individuals and events that have shaped the growth and development of the United States. Particular attention will be given to the political, economic, religious, and cultural foundations of this development. This course focuses on the period from the 1830s to World War I. Recommended: READ 088 or higher.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Apply research skills to find primary historical documents (print and digital media).
  • Analyze the development of the United States in the 19th and early 20th centuries, using historical methods.
  • Analyze cause and effect relationships in past events and human interactions.
  • Recognize the effect of the past upon present decision-making.
  • Evaluate historical data.
  • Practice group interactions within projects.

  • Course Topics
  • Brief review of pre-1830 American history.
  • Demographic overview of the United States in the early 19th century.
  • Examination of significant domestic issues from the 1830s to WWI.
  • Examination of significant foreign policy issues from the 1830s to WWI.
  • Analysis of symbolic individuals/groups from the 1830s to WWI.
  • Brief overview of demographic changes in the United States from the 1830s to WWI.

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    HIST& 147
    Winter 2017
    7623
    Jim Peitersen
    HIST& 147
    Winter 2017
    5447
    Susan Vetter
    HIST& 147
    Winter 2016
    7623
    Jim Peitersen
    HIST& 147
    Winter 2016
    5447
    Susan Vetter
    HIST& 147
    Winter 2015
    1646
    Jim Peitersen


    Two Year Projected Schedule

    Year One* Year Two**
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini 
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini
     
    X
     
     
     
     
    X
     
     
     

    *If fall quarter starts on an odd year (2003, 2005, etc.), it's Year One.
    **
    If fall quarter starts on an even year (2002, 2004, etc.), it's Year Two.