Course:American History to 1865 MIT

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Course Name American History to 1865
URL to course page http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/history/21h-101-american-history-to-1865-fall-2005/index.htm
Name of institution (e.g., MIT, Harvard) Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Domain of institution (e.g., mit.edu, harvard.edu) http://www.mit.edu
Course features Book List, Reading Schedule, Projects/Assignments
Review of course This course focuses on a basic history of American social, economic, and political development from the colonial period through the Civil War. The colonial heritages of Spanish and British America; the American Revolution and its impact; the establishment and growth of the new nation; and the Civil War, its background, character, and impact are examined. Readings include writings of the period by Winthrop, Paine, Jefferson, Madison, W. H. Garrison, G. Fitzhugh, H. B. Stowe, and Lincoln.
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SubjectsHistory