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HIS 106_301W - American History in the 19th Century

Onondaga / Community College | Spring 2019
January 23, 2019 — 
A continuation of HIS 105, covering American history from the early National period through the 19th century.
Section: 106_301W
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HIS 107_301W - Modern American History

Onondaga / Community College | Spring 2019
January 23, 2019 — 
America in the twentieth century, covering the major trends and movements in modern American history. A continuation of HIS 105, HIS 106.
Section: 107_301W
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HIS 103 - History of the United States I

Nassau / Community College | Spring 2019
January 22, 2019 — 
The course covers the broad spectrum of American life through a survey of American social, cultural and political events. Included are such topics as the rise of colonial America; the American Revolution; the early national period of Washington, Adams, Jefferson and Hamilton; the westward movement; and the antislavery movement which climaxes with the bitter struggle of the Civil War.
Section: OLA
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HIS 104 - History of the United States II

Nassau / Community College | Spring 2019
January 22, 2019 — 
This second half of the American history sequence picks up the American story with the era of Reconstruction and moves on to mark the growth of industrial America, the expanding frontier with its Indian wars, the Progressive Era, the expansion of American foreign interests, the Great Depression, and the rise and image of modern America. Designed to reveal this nation's colorful and remarkable past in the modern era, the course seeks to examine the impact recent events have had on the creation of modern American society, culture, politics and world affairs.
Section: OLA
3
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HIS 106 - America Today

Nassau / Community College | Spring 2019
January 22, 2019 — 
This course deals with America in the nuclear age, its recovery from World War II and its growing domination of the Western world. The course covers the dramatic changes in American society at home and its entanglements abroad in an effort to contain Russian and Chinese power. Domestic transformation of the Kennedy-Johnson period, the upheaval of Watergate, the Reagan "revolution", and contemporary issues in American life conclude the course.
Section: OLA
3
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HIS 130 - Ethnic Groups in American History

Nassau / Community College | Spring 2019
January 22, 2019 — 
An exploration of American history through the eyes, ears and emotions of its immigrants - the experiences of Italians and Jews, Irish and Germans, Chinese and Mexicans, and others. Common problems of adjustment, acceptance and assimilation faced by these groups teach us about America. Guest speakers, films and tapes are utilized throughout the course to probe the meaning and bring to life the history of ethnic groups in America.
Section: OLA
3
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HIS 255 - The Civil War and Reconstruction

Nassau / Community College | Spring 2019
January 22, 2019 — 
The era of the Civil War and Reconstruction was the most traumatic in American history. The nation underwent an orgy of bloodshed and hatred, the aftereffects of which can still be seen to this day. This course examines the events and personalities of that turbulent era during which the nation was forged.
Section: OLA
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HIST 103 - Pre-History/Early American History

Cayuga / Community College | Spring 2019
January 22, 2019 — 
A survey of the basic narrative of the growth and development of America from native pre-history through the early Republic. The course will offer a general examination of Native America culturally, socially and politically. European and African influences on American history (from exploration to colonization) will be considered. The early years of the United States (from the American Revolution to the cultural, social, religious, and political development of the Republic) with sensitivity to American unity and diversity will be examined. The emerging international role of the colonies/states will be considered. While the major focus of the course is on pre-nineteenth century history, the course will extend into the 19th century in order to provide insight into results of themes examined in the course of the study (historical continuity). Click here for full section info.
Section: 701
3
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HIST 104 - 19th Century American History

Cayuga / Community College | Spring 2019
January 22, 2019 — 
A survey of the basic narrative of growth and development of the America in the 19th century from Jeffersonian America through U.S. Imperialism. Economic, political, religious and social developments (with sensitivity to American unity and diversity) will be central to the 19th century narrative. The course will also include military history (including the War of 1812, Mexican American War, the Civil War, and the Spanish American War). The course will also examine the developing relationship between the United States and the international community. While the major focus of the course is on nineteenth century history, the course will extend into the 18th century in order to provide insight into root of themes examined in the course of the study (historical continuity). Click here for full section info.
Section: 701
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HIST 105 - America in the 20th/21st Century

Cayuga / Community College | Spring 2019
January 22, 2019 — 
A survey of the basic narrative of the growth and development of modern America. With sensitivity to issues of unity and diversity, the course will examine the cultural, social, economic, and political developments of America in the 20th and 21st centuries. Special emphasis will be placed on the expanded role America has played on the international stage. While the major focus of the course is on the 20th and 21st centuries century history, the course will extend into the 19th century in order to provide insight into the root of themes examined in the course of the study (historical continuity). Click here for full section info.
Section: 701