United States History from 1877
by Professor Maureen Sowa
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This course is a survey of the American past from 1877 to the present. It examines the major forces, personalities, events, and institutions that have shaped the American experience to the present. Topics include westward expansion, industrialization, urbanization, mass immigration, race relations, and the global role of the United States in the 20th and 21st centuries. Students develop the ability to think, read, and write critically and analytically and to understand the various forms of human interaction through a study of the growth of the United States since 1877. The course aids students in their efforts to understand the principles of group behavior and how power is wielded in society.
|1||VideoOrientation to HST 114||--||4/13/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
||Reconstruction Intro||--||1/12/2010||Free||View in iTunes|
||Reconstruction to 1868||--||1/12/2010||Free||View in iTunes|
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||Reconstruction Part 1||--||1/22/2010||Free||View in iTunes|
||Reconstruction Part 2||--||1/22/2010||Free||View in iTunes|
||Status of Southern States in Reconstruction||--||1/15/2010||Free||View in iTunes|
|8||VideoMyths of the American West||--||6/8/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
||America at the End of the 19th century||--||2/21/2010||Free||View in iTunes|
||America at the End of the 19th Century (Continued)||--||2/21/2010||Free||View in iTunes|
||Progressivism and WW1||--||10/18/2009||Free||View in iTunes|