HIST231 - PATRIOTS, PARTIES AND PROGRESSIVES: THE U.S. 1776-1906

Description: 
This course examines the history of the “long” nineteenth century in the United States. We will begin with the formation of the republic in the aftermath of the American Revolution and end in the Progressive Era. Particular emphasis will be placed on political and social history. Topics include: the formation and destruction of political party systems, reform movements, religious revivalism and identity, Indian removal, continental expansion, the Civil War and Reconstruction, Jim Crow, labor movements, immigration, and transformations in transportation, communication, and consumption.
Instructors: 
GRONNINGSATER, SARAH
Day and Time: 
R 0130PM-0430PM
Activity: 
SEM
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