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

Fall 2003

HIS 336L • The Old South

Unique Days Time Location Instructor
36530 TTh
9:30 AM-11:00 AM
UTC 3.134
Brown, N.

Course Description

Topics include Societies of the Colonial South; American Revolution in the South; Movement for a Stronger Union; Southern Federalists and Republicans; Jefferson in Power; Southern Reaction to Nationalism; Missouri Compromise of 1820; Andrew Jackson; General Features of Southern Agriculture and Society; Slavery; Slave Revolts; Free Blacks; Emancipation and Colonization; Slavery and Politics, 1846-1860; Secession; Confederacy. Partially fulfills the legislative requirement for American history.

Grading Policy

3 exams (33 1/3 % each)

Texts

John B. Boles, THE SOUTH THROUGH TIME: A HISTORY OF AN AMERICAN REGION Vol. 1 Donald R. Wright, AFRICAN AMERICANS IN THE COLONIAL ERA, 2nd ed. James Thomas Flexner, WASHINGTON: THE INDISPENSABLE MAN Edward Ball, SLAVES IN THE FAMILY Elizabeth Muhlenfeld, MARY BOYKIN CHESNUT: A BIOGRAPHY Steven Woodworth, BENEATH A NORTHERN SKY: A SHORT HISTORY OF THE GETTYSBURG CAMPAIGN Sam Watkins, COMPANY AYTCH: OR A SIDE SHOW OF THE BIG SHOW

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