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Alan Tully, Chair 128 Inner Campus Dr., Stop B7000, GAR 1.104 Austin, TX 78712-1739 • 512-471-3261

Spring 2006

HIS 315K • United States, 1492-1865

Unique Days Time Location Instructor
38480 -TBA
-TBA--TBA

Brown, N

Course Description

Designed to accommodate 100 or more students. Survey of United States history from the colonial period through the Civil War. Partially fulfills legislative requirement for American history.

Grading Policy

A: 90-100; B: 80-89; C: 70-79; D: 60-69; F: 0-59

Texts

Edward L. Ayers, Lewis L. Gould, David M. Oshinsky, and Jean R. Soderlund, AMERICAN PASSAGES: A HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES. Volume I (To 1877), 2nd Edition (Thomson Wadsworth). John Demos, THE UNREDEEMED CAPTIVE; A FAMILY STORY FROM EARLY AMERICA (Random House-Vintage). Alfred F. Young, THE SHOEMAKER AND THE TEA PARTY (Beacon Press) Joseph Ellis, FOUNDING BROTHERS: THE REVOLUTIONARY GENERATION (Random House-Vintage). Stephen Ambrose, UNDAUNTED COURAGE: MERIWETHER LEWIS, THOMAS JEFFERSON, AND THE OPENING OF THE AMERICAN WEST (SIMON & SCHUSTER) Sam W. Haynes, JAMES K. POLK AND THE EXPANSIONIST IMPULSE (Longman). Michael Shaara, THE KILLER ANGELS (Ballantine).

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