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HIST 324 A History of North America up to the Reconstruction Era Select Term:
This is mainly a history of the English colonies and of the United States of America up to the third quarter of the 19th century. Topics to be dealt with include : Old and New World societies; what "discovery" entailed; exchange and transfer of people, germs, animals, plants and technology; Spanish vs English colonization; New England vs the Chesapeake Bay colonies; the importance of being Puritan; European rivalries and native alliances; England and the colonies; the Navigation Acts; indentured servitude and slavery; the American Revolution; the Constitution and the Bill of Rights; the initial growth and expansion of the United States; the North-South divide; religious / social reform and party politics; the debate over slavery vs Abolitionism; "states' rights" and the Civil War of 1861-1865.
SU Credits : 3.000
ECTS Credit : 6.000
Prerequisite : -
Corequisite : -
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