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HST 1114 United States History I, to 1877 (3 credits)

This is a survey of American history from the colonial era to 1877. It covers pre-contact America; the interaction of American, African, and European peoples during exploration and colonization; the development of new blended cultures; the growth of unfree labor; the role of war in early America; the founding of a new nation; early attempts to construct a national identity, and growth of cultural tensions leading to the Civil War and Reconstruction. It includes discussions of the increasingly diverse makeup of the American population and emphasizes the development of analytical skills focusing on reading, oral presentation, and writing. [Core Curriculum Goal Area(s) 5 & 7]
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