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Course Description

Schoolcraft is excited to offer traditional credit face-to-face, hybrid, online, and remote classes for Fall 2020 while providing students a safe experience based on recent COVID-19 concerns.

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History - HIST 152

19th Century America - U.S. History

3 Credit Hours
3 Lecture Hours

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.

Prerequisites

(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

 CourseSectionCourse TitleLocationCredit HoursInstructorsSeats Available ⁄Capacity ⁄WaitlistStatusFeeDays-Time-Room

Fall; 2020; HISTORY; No of Weeks : 12; Begins : 09/22/2020

 15214161719 Cen Amer US HistRMT3Thomson A5/24/0Open$12.00T R  08:00 AM-09:40 AM WEBWEB

Fall; 2020; HISTORY; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 08/31/2020

 15214161619 Cen Amer US HistRMT3Swope M15/24/0Open$12.00M W  04:00 PM-05:26 PM WEBWEB

Winter; 2021; HISTORY; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 01/11/2021

 15211161119th Cent Amer US HistRMT3Thomson A31/31/0Open$12.00T R  09:30 AM-10:50 AM WEBWEB
 15211161419th Cent Amer US HistRMT3Thomson A31/31/0Open$12.00T R  01:00 PM-02:20 PM WEBWEB

Key: Day of the Week

  • T = Tuesday
  • R = Thursday
  • S = Saturday
  • X = Sunday