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1 COURSE INFORMATION Course Title: American History I Course Number: HIS 101 Credit Hours: Three credit hours COURSE DESCRIPTION This course is intended to introduce students to the History of the United States, from the earliest civilizations of more than 10,000 years ago, but primarily beginning with the European settlements in the late 1400 s, through the Civil War and Reconstruction periods. PROFESSOR CONTACT INFORMATION COURSE OBJECTIVES By the end of the course, students should be able to: Identify and discuss the reasons for European colonization of America, along with the challenges, successes, and failures experienced during colonization. Identify and discuss the rise of various English colonies. Identify the reasons for the rise of colonial opposition to the King and Parliament, which ultimately led to the Revolutionary War. Identify and discuss the reasons for drafting the Constitution, as well as theimportance of the ratification debate. Identify and discuss the growth and expansion of the country during the 1800 s, as well as the importance of the economy whether it s the importance of cotton or the rise of the industrial revolution. Identify and discuss the impact slavery had on the United States, and how it helped lead to the Civil War. REQUIRED COURSE MATERIALS No materials are required for this course. However, the following textbook is suggested for use: Suggested Text Brinkley, Alan American History: A Survey, Volume I: To 1877, 11th ed. New York: McGraw-Hill Higher Education. ISBN

2 METHODS OF INSTRUCTION This course includes the following methods of instruction: Written lectures Reading assignments Discussions Midterm & Final exam COURSE POLICIES The following policies are applied to this course. Academic Honesty Class Participation Special Accommodations COURSE ASSESSMENTS GRADE COMPUTATION Currently, this course includes: Assessment # of Items Points / Item Grade Discussion Boards points Graded Assignments points Weekly Quizzes points Midterm and Final Exam points Total 400 points Grading Scale

3 CONTENT OUTLINE Lesson 1: The Beginning & Provincial America to Transition List the reasons for the colonization of the America s by Europeans. Describe the negative impact of early European colonization on those native civilizations already in America. Explain the importance of tobacco and other agricultural products to the early colonies of America. Identify the reasons for increased control of the American colonies by the British Empire. Define indentured servitude and hardships associated with it. Describe how women and families existed in the North and the South. Describe the origins and development of slavery in British America. Identify how Economies differed in the North and the South. Identify the difficulties between America and England in the mid 1760s. Lesson 2: American Revolution Discuss Boston and the New England colonies central role in fomenting revolution Recall the factions that existed within the colonies. Identify the steps the colonists took to achieve unity and establish a republican form of government. Articulate the American colonists advantages and disadvantages in the war effort. Outline the progression of the American war for independence. Lesson 3: The Constitution and Political Parties Identify and summarize the measures that were adopted at the Constitutional Convention. Discuss the presence of slavery in the northern colonies after the Revolution. Evaluate the importance of the Bill of Rights. Distinguish between the ideologies associated with the Federalists and the Anti- Federalists. Detail the emergence of the first American political party system.

4 Lesson 4: Growth of America & Political Expansion Describe the Second Great Awakening. Specify the major achievements of the Jefferson presidency. Recount the details of the Louisiana Purchase. Chronicle the events and resolution of the War of Identify the factors that led to westward migration. Summarize Judicial Review and the role of the Supreme Court. Evaluate the impact Jackson s presidency had on the nation. Specify how the right to vote began to change. Identify reasons why the white settlers wanted removal of the Native Americans. Describe the Trail of Tears. Highlight the differences between the Democrats and the Whigs. Substantiate how the differences in the Whig party impacted the presidential election. Describe the impact of the Panic of 1837 had on the nation. Lesson 5: American Moves West, Describe the allure of the American West. Understand how westward expansion exacerbated tensions related to sectionalism. Explain why western expansion created problems for the United States Government in the area of international relations. Discuss cultural diversity in nineteenth-century America. Demonstrate and appreciation for the dangers associated with the journey to the West. Lesson 6: Rumors of War Describe the mission and methods of the Abolitionist Movement. Articulate the ramifications of the Compromise of Discuss the Kansas-Nebraska Act in relation to sectionalism. Discuss the Fugitive Slave Act in relation to the Underground Railroad. Highlight the key figures and events that brought the nation closer to civil war. Explain the relationship between the transcontinental railroad and sectionalism.

5 Lesson 7: The Civil War Present the advantages the North had over the South Recount how the Northerners were able to promote many economic developments after the Confederate states withdrew from the Union. Recall how the North and South financed the war Describe the Emancipation Proclamation and who issued it Discuss how the North and South recruited new soldiers Identify the important commanders in the Union and Confederate armies. Recall and describe the major battles of the war. Lesson 9: Reconstruction Describe challenges people faced challenges after the war. Describe the Freedmen s Bureau and its purpose. Describe the differences between President Lincoln and President Johnson. Describe the expansion of civil liberties during Reconstruction. Describe reasons behind the abandonment of reconstruction and the status of African- Americans in the post-reconstruction South. Describe the Compromise of 1877 and its significance.

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