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HIST& 147 U.S. HISTORY II • 5 Cr.

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History

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Political, economic, and cultural history of United States, from early 19th century to the beginning of the 20th century. Prerequisite: Eligibility for or completion of ENGL& 101. (SS)

New description starting Spring 2019

United States evolvement after the early years of nation building. Thecourse will begin at the end of the Jacksonian Reform era,and end withthe period of overseas expansion as the United States become a Great Power nation. This course will examine a number of crisis or issues of change,including civil war,western expansion,industrialization,immigration and urbanization. The student will learn how the people of the United States responded to crisis periods through reform movements such as Populism,unionization,Progressivism and imperialism. (SS) Prerequisite: Eligibility for or completion of ENGL& 101.

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