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HIST-180 United States History to 1865
Fall for 2014-2015
Professor Zackary Gardner
This course explores the history of North America from the arrival of the first Europeans in the Caribbean to the conclusion of the American Civil War. Focusing on the colonies that became part of the United States, this course explores the dynamics of imperial rivalry, relations between European, African and Amerindian peoples, economic development and regional differentiation, the emergence of revolutionary nationalism, the westward expansion of the United States, the collapse of the Union into civil war, and emancipation. We will read extensively from primary sources.
Credits: 3
Prerequisites: None

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Fall '14: Gardner Z (file download)
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