History | American History I
H105 | 2891 | Stowe
Need study skills help? Then register for Professor Stowe’s History
H105 and contact the Student Academic Center (855-7313) for on-line
authorization for EDUC X101 (Learning Strategies for History, 2
additional credits) that will be offered 11:15A MW.
Above section open to freshmen and sophomores only
This course looks at American history from European settlement
through the Civil War. We will focus on important events, people,
and social conditions that led to the founding and creation of the
United States---and to its crisis at mid-century.
Readings (about 75-100 pages a week) will include a survey textbook,
and other readings, such as Mary Jemison, Narrative, and Melton
McLaurin, Celia: A Slave
Requirements: Attend lectures; read and think. Evaluation will be
in terms of three examinations (each 20% of course grade) and
writing assignments (40%).