HIST 211 - American History I: Colonial Era to the Civil War

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Surveys the major cultural, political, economic, social, and religious themes in American history from the pre-Columbian era through the era of Reconstruction. Special attention will be given to the development of colonial societies, the formation of American political institutions, the structure of slavery, the growth of reform movements, the conflicts that provoked the Civil War, and the changes brought about by that war.

Offered each Fall.

This course information is from the 2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog. View this catalog.