Classification: Transfer Effective Term: 201310
HIS141History of the United States I Initiator: J. Wilson Credit Hours: 3.00
Campus: Downtown Lecture Periods: 3.00
Date: 11/04/2011 Lab Periods: Description: Survey of the major developments in American history from the Columbian voyages to the Era of Reconstruction. Includes Colonial America, the Formative Years - 1776-1815, the Early National Period - 1815-1850, and the coming of the Civil War and its aftermath. Also includes the social, intellectual, and political aspects of early American life.
Student Learning Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will be able to:
Discuss the evolution of American society and institutions from Pre-Columbian to Colonial times.
Discuss the shaping and establishing of American political institutions.
Evaluate the rise of American federal power and “Manifest Destiny”.
Analyze the North/South dichotomy and the Civil War.