HIST 2153

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HIST 2153

Survey of American Families and Communities
Prerequisites: ENGL 0203, adequate placement score, or by meeting determined placement measures
3 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.