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HIST 201 U.S. History through 1877

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Course Description

This course explores U.S. history from pre-Columbian times to 1877. The focus is on the varied experiences and cultures of the peoples of North America. Topics covered include Native Americans, European colonization, the American Revolution, the U.S. Constitution and American institutions, slavery and the Civil War, the Mexican American War, and Reconstruction. A further emphasis will be placed upon the identities and of the diverse peoples of British North America and the United States.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Grade Option (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass)
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements:Area C2, D US-1, D US-2; DSI
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE Area C2; DSI, D US-1, D US-2), UC (IGETC Area 3B; Area 4)
C-ID: HIST 130