Schedule of Classes Course Description

Medgar Evers College
Course Prefix: HIST                                     Course Number: 200                                    
Course Title: The Growth and Development of the U.S.A.
Subject: History
Minimum Credits: 3.0                                     Maximum Credits: 3.0                                     Hours per week: 3.0


This course surveys American history from the Pre-Columbian peoples to the present. Among the topics to be studied are: the character of colonial society; the motivations and character of American expansionism; the War of Independence and the Federal Constitution; the changing role of government in American life; the intellectual and political expressions of nationalism, liberalism, and abolitionism; the nature of work and labor organization; immigration and the history of racial and ethnic minorities; urbanization and other major movements and individual figures in American history. An emphasis is placed on the development of constitutional rights.

Prerequisite: ENGL 150.
General Education:
  • Meets General Education Category
    • Historical Studies

  • for Degrees in:
    • All Assoc (All Associate Degrees)
    • All Bach (All Undergraduate Degrees)

  • 3 class hours.

Start Date:    08/31/2003                         End Date: