HIST 201 - United States History I


Letter grade. Hours/semester: 48-54 lecture. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 838 or ENGL 848 or ESL 400 and any READ 400 level course.

Description: This course explores the evolution of United States history from its pre-Columbian Native American origins through the Reconstruction Era (1877). Using the analytical lenses of race, class, gender and ethnicity, this course examines the political, economic, social, religious, environmental, and cultural forces that shaped, and continue to shape, the nation and the lives of its diverse inhabitants. Topics include indigenous societies and cultures, European conquest and colonization, slavery, abolition, the women's movement, westward expansion, immigration, the American Revolution, the Constitution and the formation of the U.S. government, social and political reform movements and the Civil War and Reconstruction. (AA: Area E1 or E5b, CSU: Area C2 or D+US-1+US2, UC: Area 3B or 4+US-1) (C-ID HIST 130)

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College of San Mateo

Department: History

Number of Units: 3

This description is for the Summer 2018 term