2021-2022 Pierce College Catalog 
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HIST& 156 History of US I (5 credits)

Distribution Area Fulfilled Social Sciences; General Transfer Elective
Formerly HIST 241 -CCN

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

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

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