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HIST& 157 History of US II (5 credits)



Distribution Area Fulfilled Social Sciences; General Transfer Elective
Formerly HIST 242 - CCN

Course Description
A survey of the economic, social, political and diplomatic history of the United States from 1840 to 1900.

Student Outcomes
1.Identify and analyze the pivotal developments in all regions of the USA between 1840 and 1860.
2.Explain the chief components (religious, economic, political, etc.) of the culture of the USA between 1840 and 1900.
3.Analyze the interconnections (social, gender, artistic, intellectual, religious, etc.) among different historical movements, changes, and trends.
4.Identify the major problems confronting the USA between 1840 and 1860.
5.Draw conclusions from history, discussing long-lasting trends and their possible impact on current and future developments.
6.Compare and contrast the major cultural realms of the USA between 1840 and 1900.
7.Analyze the position in the world of the American nation between 1840 and 1900.
8.Discuss the impact of the culture of the USA on the world during the said period.
9.Explain the most valuable lessons drawn from the analysis of the history of the USA during the period in question.



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