The US to 1865 (HIST 274.3)

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HIST 274 01 September 2018
HIST 274 01 September 2017 Jessica DeWitt


This lecture course examines many of the significant social, economic, environmental, political, diplomatic and military developments in American history, from the pre-colonial period to 1865. It focusses on several important historical topics including: Native American cultures; the European background of American settlement; the establishment of colonies and development of an American nationality; the American Revolution; the formation of the Union; and the struggle to maintain it leading up to the Civil War.


3 credit units HIST at the 100 level, or INTS 101, or 30 credit units of university.


North America. Students with credit for HIST 270.6 may not take this course for credit.

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