HIST 1143 - Surv of American History I, 3 Credits

Level: Lower

Course Attributes: Gen Ed - American History, Liberal Arts and Science

This course is an introductory survey of American history from the early Native Americans and European colonization through the Civil War and Reconstruction. Topics include native cultures, European heritage, the colonial experience, revolution and the new republic. Emphasis will be placed on the formation of the Constitution, reform movements and political compromises. Special attention will be paid to the common institutions in American society and their affects on different groups.