United States History to 1877 - HST113

General Studies Career or Transfer

Bristol Community College

Credits: 3

Subject Area(s): History

Credential(s): Associate's Degree

Description:

This course is a survey of the American past from the Age of Exploration to the end of Reconstruction. It examines the major forces, personalities, events, and institutions that shaped the American experience through 1877. Topics include the development of colonial society, the American Revolution, the Constitution (Federal and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts), the growth of the new nation, westward expansion, the rise of sectionalism, and the Civil War and Reconstruction era. 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 creation and growth of the United States through 1877. The course aids students in their efforts to understand the principles of group behavior and social organizations and how power is wielded in society.

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United States History to 1877 Online Offerings

Course Section Time Instructor Format Start Date End Date
60065STAFFHybrid2020-07-132020-08-22
60064STAFFHybrid2020-06-012020-08-15
60334STAFFHybrid2020-06-012020-07-11

United States History to 1877 Associated Programs

Program ID Name Subject Area(s) Percent Online
GSC_TGeneral Studies Career or TransferInterdisciplinary/General Studies100
LAS_HTLiberal Arts and Sciences - Humanities TransferHumanities, Interdisciplinary/General Studies100
LAS_BSSTLiberal Arts and Sciences - Behavioral and Social Sciences TransferHistory, Sociology, Interdisciplinary/General Studies100

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