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

Fall 2008

HIS 320P • Texas, 1845-1914

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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.

Grading Policy 3 exams (33 1/3% each) Texts Ben Procter and Archie McDonald (eds.), THE TEXAS HERITAGE, 4th ed. Six paperbacks -- some required readings may change: 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


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