American History to 1876


History of what is now the United States from pre-Columbian times to 1876. Covers exploration, colonization, Native American responses, the rise of race slavery, the American Revolution, Anglo-American expansion, slave life and culture, industrialization, reform, disunion, the Civil War, emancipation, and Reconstruction. Emphasis on social developments, conflicting political and economic visions, and tensions between ideals and reality. One course.

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United States and Canada