HIST 216 Myth in United States History
Majors, Minors & Degrees:
A study of the role that myths have played in the United States history. The course covers U.S. history from colonization to the present, and emphasizes both the positive and negative aspects of stereotyping, images, and assumptions written into U.S. history.
Prerequisite(s): HIST 001 United States History to 1877 and HIST 002 United States Society and Culture since 1877.
A survey of United States history beginning with precontact cultures, examining the varied colonial and native cultures, and tracing the political, economic, social, and cultural development of the United States, and concluding with Reconstruction.
(Normally offered each fall semester.)
A survey of United States history beginning with post-Civil War expansion into the trans-Mississippi West, tracing political, economic, social, and cultural development to the present, emphasizing the emergence of a dominantly urban-industrial society, the expanded role of government, increasing government in the lives of individuals, and the increasing involvement of the United States in the world.
(Normally offered each spring semester.)