07:20 PM to 10:00 PM W
Music Theater Building (formerly Fine Arts Building) 1008
Section Information for Fall 2019
This course will explore the social, political, and economic changes in the United States from the conclusion of the American Revolution until the election of Andrew Jackson. A major theme of the course is the meaning and limits of democratization in the early republic. Particular issues to be addressed include: the emergence of a postcolonial national identity; the growth and expansion of slavery; changes in racial ideology; the rise of a two-party political system; ongoing conflicts with Native Americans; the changing status of women; and the role of religion in the new nation. Written work will include of two short papers (5-7 pages), a comparative review, and one long (12pp.) final essay.
Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non-Degree or Senior Plus.
Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.
Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.