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The Long 19th Century
HIST 239
Fall 2017
Section: 01  

This course surveys the history of the United States from the Early Republic to the Gilded Age. Central subjects include plantation slavery and global commodity markets, westward expansion and the dispossession of American Indian lands, emancipation and the meaning of freedom, immigration and urbanization, and changing roles for women with the development of wage labor. The course will pay special attention to how different groups of Americans created, constrained, appealed to, and otherwise deployed the powers of the government on behalf of their interests.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: SBS HIST
Course Format: LectureGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (AMST)(HIST-MN)(HIST)(STS)
Past Enrollment Probability: 75% - 89%

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