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HIST& 147 - US History II

5 CR

Surveys the history of the U.S. from the ratification of the Constitution to the end of the nineteenth century. Topics include Native American-white relations, slavery, territorial expansion, the Civil War, and economic, social and political developments. Note: May be used as social science or humanities credit, not both, at BC.

Course Outcomes
  • Analyze and critically evaluate primary and secondary sources.
  • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Articulate the influence of gender, class, and race on historical developments in U.S. society over the course of the nineteenth century.
  • Evaluate the significance of slavery, industrialization, and territorial expansion in shaping the United States in the nineteenth century.
  • Identify and assess the causes and consequences of major political, economic, social, and cultural developments in the United States during the nineteenth century.

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