HIST 2153

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HIST 2153

SURVEY OF AMERICAN FAMILIES AND COMMUNITIES
Prerequisites: HIST 1483 or 1493 or by evaluation. § Criteria for evaluation is in division office.
3 CREDITS Credits

Students will survey the history of the American family and community life in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Students will focus on slavery, industrialization, the growth of working classes, westward expansion, and changing roles of women in society. This is not a genealogy course, but a social history that relies on a wide range of historical resources.