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

Fall 2003

HIS 320P • Texas, 1845-1914

Unique Days Time Location Instructor
36505 TTh
12:30 PM-2:00 PM
UTC 3.132
Brown, N

Course Description

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.

Grading Policy

3 exams (33 1/3% each)

Texts

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 FREEDMANÂ’S BUREAU & BLACK TEXANS Gregg Cantrell, FEEDING THE WOLF (John B. Rayner) Erik Larson, ISAACÂ’S STORM Judith McArthur, CREATING THE NEW WOMAN

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