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CS92PROD
The Long 19th Century in the United States
HIST 239
Fall 2020
Section: 01  

This course will introduce students to important themes in the history of the United States during the "long" 19th century, from the early Republic to World War I, during a period of rapid displacement, settlement, and migration. Themes include continental expansion and US imperialism, the creation of new markets, the development of agriculture and industry, slavery and its abolition, and new currents of immigration. We will examine how enslaved and free people of many geographic origins contested the scope and significance of democracy, community, and nationhood through diverse expressions of support, dissent, protest, and reform.

In Fall 2020, the course will be organized around the interpretation of digitized primary sources, including online lectures, group work, and tutorials. On-campus students will participate in small-group discussions.
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)(SISP-Hist Conc)
Past Enrollment Probability: 75% - 89%

Last Updated on OCT-21-2020
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