HIST 152

19th Century America - U.S. History

Course Description

This course is a survey of the expansion, crisis and renewal of the U.S. in the 19th century: demographic, economic, social and cultural change in Jacksonian America; the North and antebellum reform movements; the South and slavery; the West and territorial conquest and settlement; sectional struggle, the Civil War and Reconstruction; and emergence of modern, urban, industrial America to the beginning of the 20th century.


(A requirement that must be completed before taking this course.)

  • None.

Course Competencies

Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to:

  • Demonstrate a clear, factual understanding of the historical development of nineteenth-century America.
  • Evaluate the human experience as it relates to the historical period covered by the course.
  • Analyze the role geography played in the historical period covered by the course.
  • Relate the human experience—using history—to contemporary times.
  • Analyze historical evidence of the human experience/culture for the period covered by the course.
  • Distinguish between historical artifacts and other types of sources concerning history.
  • Incorporate historical artifacts and other scholarly sources concerning history into their writing and research.
  • Demonstrate digital literacy, especially as it relates to the study of history.
  • Explain major constitutional issues that emerged during the historical period covered by the course.
  • Identify ways in which American history must be understood in an international context.
  • Identify major issues in the American Civil War.
  • Identify major military issues in which the American was involved.
  • Discuss the role of the United States in an international/global context.

Course Schedule

        No of Weeks   Begins   
 CourseSectionCourse TitleModeCredit HoursInstructorsFeeSeats Available ⁄Capacity ⁄WaitlistStatusDays-Time-Room

Fall; 2015; HISTORY; No of Weeks : 12; Begins : 09/22/2015

 15214161719th Cent America US History 3Anderson M 2/31/0Open
T R 08:00AM-09:40AMLA415

Fall; 2015; HISTORY; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 08/31/2015

 15214161619th Cent America US History 3Swope M 6/30/0Open
T 02:00PM-04:54PMLA405
 15214293219th Cent America US History Online3Swope M$30.0017/31/0Open

Winter; 2016; HISTORY; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 01/11/2016

 15211161119th Cent America US History 3Burhans B 20/31/0Open
T R 09:30AM-10:50AMLA415
 15211161419th Cent America US History 3Burhans B 19/31/0Open
T R 01:00PM-02:20PMLA415
 15211293219th Cent America US History Online3Thomson A$30.0022/31/0Open

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