HIST-221: United States through the Civil War

3 credit hours
Surveys colonial, revolutionary, early national, and Civil War America. Beginning with the encounter between Native Americans, Africans, and Europeans in the New World, this course focuses on the country's multinational heritage and the experiences of ordinary Americans. Special attention is given to the consequences of geographical and economic expansion, the paradox of slavery and freedom, and the meanings of citizenship. This course can be used to satisfy University Studies requirements.