Introduction to the History of the United States: The United States from Settlement to Civil War

History 7A

Fall 2017
Section: 
1
Instructor: 
Location: 
105 Stanley
Day & Time: 
TuTh 2-3:30
Class Number: 
15170
Units: 
4
  • This course satisfies the American Cultures Requirement.
  • This course introduces the history of the lands that became the United States, from antiquity through the Civil War. We will focus on interactions among Native Americans, Europeans, and Africans on the North American continent; the social, political, and environmental changes wrought by those interactions; the development of colonial societies; the founding of the United States and the evolution and of its political institutions; the spread of new ideas and cultural practices; and the clash of competing claims about power, rights, religious obligation, and the good life.