House Bill 2504 Spring 2011 Course Syllabus HIST-1301-50 (American History- History of the United States, 1763 to 1877)
Spring 2011 Course Syllabus
HIST-1301-50 (American History- History of the United States, 1763 to 1877)
|Instructor||Wilbur, Christina Annette|
|Course ID #||10055|
|Course Title||American History- History of the United States, 1763 to 1877|
|Course Description||Survey of United States history through reconstruction.|
America: A Narrative History. Volume 1. (Brief), 8th ed. Norton.
Revolutionary Mothers: Women in the Struggle for America's Independence. (New York: Vantage, 2006)
Students will be able to:
Describe the social, economic and political development of the British colonies in the area that became the United States.
Analyze the causes, consequences and meaning of the American Revolution.
Discuss the meaning of Jacksonian Democracy and social reform in America during the 1830s and 1840s.
Identify the concept of Manifest Destiny and describe the expansion of the United States from 1840-1848.
Analyze the causes, consequences and meaning of the Civil War.
Three (3) major exams.
Three (3) quizzes.
Book report over Revolutionary Mothers: Women in the Struggle for America's Independance.
Class participation required.
Nationalism and Sectionalism
The Old South
The War of Union
|Attendance Policy||Research has shown a cause and effect relationship between attendance and college success. Attendance is taken for each class. Regular attendance will benefit students and those with borderline grades.|
|Determination of Final Grade||
Three (3) Exams - 70%
Three (3) Quizzes - 15 %
One (1) Book Report - 15%
|Final Exam Date||May 11, 2011 - 6:30 PM|
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