California c.1650 Library of Congress
H370 Class Schedule--Reading is Due Weekly by Thursdays
Date/ Wk Topic Reading/ Work due

#1/ 1-22

MLK Day

Introduction/ Turtle Island

Reading: America Concise (9th Ed): Chpt. 1 "Colliding Worlds, 1491-1600" Perdue & Green, North American Indians: A Very Short Introduction, 1-40

#2/ 1-29

Roanoke Island & Colonization

Reading: America Concise (9th Ed): Chpt. 2 "American Experiments, 1521-1700" Mary Beth Norton, Separated by Their Sex, 1-40 Perdue & Green, North American Indians: A Very Short Introduction, 1-40

#3/ 2-5

Regional Weave of Colonial Life

Reading: America Concise (9th Ed): Chpt. 3 "New Politics of Empire, 1713-1750" Mary Beth Norton, Separated by Their Sex, 41-75

#4/ 2-12

Emerging Political Economies

Reading: America Concise (9th Ed): Chpt. 4 "Growth, Diversity, and Conflict 1720-1763" Mary Beth Norton, Separated by Their Sex, 76-108

Quiz #1

#5/ 2-19

Anglo-American Institutions

Reading: America Concise (9th Ed): Chpt. 5 "The Problem of Empire, 1754-1776" Mary Beth Norton, Separated by Their Sex, 109-143

Paper #1

Paper #1

#6/ 2-26

Frontiers of Conflict & Revolution

Reading: America Concise (9th Ed): Chpt. 6 "Making War and Republican Governments, 1776-1789" Mary Beth Norton, Separated by Their Sex, 144-183

#7/ 3-5

Revolution, Republicanism, & Review

Reading: America Concise (9th Ed): Chpt. 7 "Hammering Out a Federal Republic, 1787-1820" Alan Taylor, The Internal Enemy, 1-112

Reading Quiz #2/ Thursday
#8/ 3-12 Midterm #1/Tuesday

Midterm #1

#9

3/18

Spring

Break

#9/ 3-26

 

Slavery, Economic Transformation & Industrialization

Reading: America Concise (9th Ed): Chpt. 8 "Overlapping Revolutions, 1800-1848" Alan Taylor, The Internal Enemy, pp. 113-174

#10/ 4-2

Chavez Day,

MondayHoliday!

Slavery, Liberty, and Suffrage: Who Shall Vote?

Reading: America Concise (9th Ed): Chpt. 9 "A Democratic Revolution, 1800-1848" Alan Taylor, The Internal Enemy, pp. 175-388

Paper #2/ Thursday

#11/ 4-9

 

Revolutionary Republicanism: Freedom's Ferment

Reading: America Concise (9th Ed): Chpt. 10 "Religion, Reform, & Culture, 1820-48" Alan Taylor, The Internal Enemy, pp. 389-436

Reading Quiz #3/ Thursday
#12/ 4-16

Westward Expansion

Reading: America Concise (9th Ed): Chpt. 11 "Imperial Ambitions, 1820-48" Gallagher & Waugh, The American War, 1-24

#13/ 4-23

Kansas & Breaking Political Economies

Reading: America Concise (9th Ed): Chpt. 12 "Sectional Conflict, 1844-60" Gallagher & Waugh, The American War, 25-144

#15/ 4-30

Civil War

Reading: America Concise (9th Ed): Chpt. 13 "Bloody Ground: The Civil War, 1861-1865" Gallagher & Waugh, The American War, 145-248

Paper #3 Due Thursday

#16/ 5-7

5/7 MT #2

5/8 Last Day Instruction

What was the legacy of the Civil War?

Reading Quiz #4/ Thursday

Finals' Week

5/14 10:15-12:15

Midterm #2