This course examines the early history of the USA as it expanded across the North American continent, became an industrial power, emancipated slaves, and dispossessed native peoples. It looks at the effects of the United States' origins in an age of popular literacy as shaping a distinctive cultural, social and political system. 100% internal assessment.
Taught by the School of History, Philosophy, Political Science & Int'l Relations, part of the Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences
HIST215 Book of Readings. Available from Vicbooks.
Note: Seminar readings that are available electronically have not been included in the Book of Readings but are available via links on the course Blackboard site.
Coordinator: Dolores Janiewski.
Teaching dates 13th July 2015 - 23rd August 2015
Teaching dates 7th September 2015 - 18th October 2015