HIS 320P • Texas, 1845-1914
12:30 PM-2:00 PM
Lecture topics include the Texas Revolution, The Republic, Annexation, the Mexican War, Politics in the 1850s, Secession and Civil War, Reconstruction, Indians, the Cattle Kingdom, Agrarian Discontent, Governor Jim Hogg and Reform, Populism, a Changing Economy, Mexican-Americans and Blacks, Progressivism. Students are quizzed over the lectures and required readings. Partially fulfills legislative requirement for American history.
3 exams (33 1/3% each)
Ben Procter and Archie McDonald (eds.), THE TEXAS HERITAGE, 4th ed. Six paperbacks: Paul Lack, TEXAS REVOLUTIONARY EXPERIENCE Randolph Campbell, AN EMPIRE FOR SLAVERY Barry Crouch, THE FREEDMANS BUREAU & BLACK TEXANS Gregg Cantrell, FEEDING THE WOLF (John B. Rayner) Erik Larson, ISAACS STORM Judith McArthur, CREATING THE NEW WOMAN