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Course Descriptions

HIS 111 - United States History I - to 1865

3 Credits

A survey of the origin of the clash between the colonies and Great Britain, the framing of the Constitution, Jacksonian Democracy and its influence on the American character, the slavery issue, the growth of industry and territorial expansion.

Learning Attributes: WR

SUNY General Education: SUNY-AH - American History (SAMH)

MCC General Education: MCC-SSD - Social Science and Diversity (MSSD)

Course Learning Outcomes
1. Discuss the economic development within the United States.
2. Describe various forms of social organization and social movements.
3. Discuss the pursuit of and challenges to freedom.
4. Discuss selected wars during this era.
5. Articulate the various domestic and foreign ideological struggles during the time period.
6. Explain the ideas of global integration, global migration (demographic shift) or global conflict.
7. Assess the growth and role of the federal government.
8. Describe a variety of cultural developments during this era.
9. Utilize writing to communicate an understanding, application, analysis or evaluation of history.

Course Offered Fall, Spring

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