HIST 0017A. History of the United States to 1877

Units: 3
Prerequisite: Eligibility for ENGL 50 or ENGL N
Advisory: Eligibility for ENGL 1A
Hours: 54 lecture
History of the United States from its origins to 1877. Emphasis on evolution of colonial societies, the American Revolution and the establishment of the Republic, Constitution and constitutional developments, and emergence of a national political tradition; ethnic and racial pluralism of settlement, growth and development; the market revolution and emergence of democracy; institution of slavery, territorial expansion, and events, issues, and developments culminating in the Civil War and the Reconstruction of the South. (C-ID HIST 130) (CSU, UC)