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Term Subject Catalog # Title Credits / Units
Summer 2021 HIS 111 US History to 1877 4 cr.
Class Session Time Syllabus
1 5-week summer Mon - Fri HIS-111


This course is a chronological survey on American history from the first permanent English settlements of the early seventeenth century to 1877. We will examine the process during which United States became a sprawling national republic. What brought Americans together? What tore them apart? Why are there conflicts in racial, religious, and sectional areas? Major topics discussed in the course include: colonization, slavery, the American Revolution, Native Americans, the Civil War and Reconstruction.