2011-2012 Catalog 
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HIST& 146 - United States History I: CD

5.0 Credits
Examines the history of the United States from pre-Columbian civilizations through the election of Andrew Jackson, with particular emphasis on the American Revolution, the framing of the Constitution, the origins of sectionalism, and issues of race, class and gender (was HIST 243). Prerequisite: Placement in ENGL 100 .

Course Objectives
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Identify seminal events, movements, and institutions in American history from pre-Columbian civilizations until the election of Andrew Jackson, along with the key figures, groups, and ideas that contributed to their creation and development. [REASON]
  2. Compare/contrast the philosophies, issues, and actions of different geographic regions, time periods, religions, races, and/or social status. [REASON]
  3. Identify and analyze the experiences of Americans from different religions, ethnicities, races, and genders. [EXPLORE]
  4. Examine and evaluate historical information/arguments from different source forms. [REASON]
  5. Express their findings in formal/informal writing, classroom discussion, online discussion, research projects, and/or oral presentation. [COMMUNICATE]
  6. Apply knowledge, awareness, and/or skills to identify and analyze issues related to diversity. [EXPLORE]

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