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

Summer 2006

HIS f315K • United States, 1492-1865

Unique Days Time Location Instructor
86165 -TBA


Course Description

This course surveys American history from the colonial period to the end of the Civil War in 1865. Topics include the Coming of the American Revolution, the American Revolution, the Framing of the Constitution, the Federalist Era, Jeffersonian and Jacksonian Democracy, the Coming of the Civil War, the Civil War. Students are quizzed over the lectures and required readings. Partially fulfills the legislative requirement for American history.

Grading Policy

2 exams (50% each)


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). Second Edition (Harcourt) Alfred F. Young, THE SHOEMAKER AND THE TEA PARTY (Beacon Press) Joseph J. Ellis, FOUNDING BROTHERS: THE REVOLUTIONARY GENERATION (Random HouseVintage) Sam W. Haynes, JAMES K. POLK AND THE EXPANSIONIST IMPULSE, Second Edition (Longman) Michael Shaara, THE KILLER ANGELS (Ballantine Books)


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