HIST 281: Introduction to American History I

Credits 3 Lecture Hours 3
An introduction to American history covering significant events in U.S. history from the colonial to Civil War period.
Course Outcomes
  • Describe, analyze and interpret the major themes in American history from the pre-Columbian period, through the colonial era, the American Revolution, early 19th century and the Civil War period.
  • Identify important individuals and events in American history through the Civil War.
  • Critically analyze primary sources.
  • Make connections between contemporary events and American history.