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Course Content


The Americas, Europe, and Africa Before 1492
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The Americas
Europe on the Brink of Change
West Africa and the Role of Slavery
Early Globalization: The Atlantic World, 1492–1650
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Portuguese Exploration and Spanish Conquest
Religious Upheavals in the Developing Atlantic World
Challenges to Spain’s Supremacy
New Worlds in the Americas: Labor, Commerce, and the Columbian Exchange
Creating New Social Orders: Colonial Societies, 1500–1700
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Spanish Exploration and Colonial Society
Colonial Rivalries: Dutch and French Colonial Ambitions
English Settlements in America
The Impact of Colonization
Rule Britannia! The English Empire, 1660–1763
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Charles II and the Restoration Colonies
The Glorious Revolution and the English Empire
An Empire of Slavery and the Consumer Revolution
Great Awakening and Enlightenment
Wars for Empire
Imperial Reforms and Colonial Protests, 1763-1774
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Confronting the National Debt: The Aftermath of the French and Indian War
The Stamp Act and the Sons and Daughters of Liberty
The Townshend Acts and Colonial Protest
The Destruction of the Tea and the Coercive Acts
Disaffection: The First Continental Congress and American Identity
America’s War for Independence, 1775-1783
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Britain’s Law-and-Order Strategy and Its Consequences
The Early Years of the Revolution
War in the South
Identity during the American Revolution
Creating Republican Governments, 1776–1790
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Common Sense: From Monarchy to an American Republic
How Much Revolutionary Change?
Debating Democracy
The Constitutional Convention and Federal Constitution
Growing Pains: The New Republic, 1790–1820
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Competing Visions: Federalists and Democratic-Republicans
The New American Republic
Partisan Politics
The United States Goes Back to War
Industrial Transformation in the North, 1800–1850
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Early Industrialization in the Northeast
A Vibrant Capitalist Republic
On the Move: The Transportation Revolution
A New Social Order: Class Divisions
Jacksonian Democracy, 1820–1840
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A New Political Style: From John Quincy Adams to Andrew Jackson
The Rise of American Democracy
The Nullification Crisis and the Bank War
Indian Removal
The Tyranny and Triumph of the Majority
A Nation on the Move: Westward Expansion, 1800–1860
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Lewis and Clark
The Missouri Crisis
Independence for Texas
The Mexican-American War, 1846–1848
Free Soil or Slave? The Dilemma of the West
Cotton is King: The Antebellum South, 1800–1860
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The Economics of Cotton
African Americans in the Antebellum United States
Wealth and Culture in the South
The Filibuster and the Quest for New Slave States
Antebellum Idealism and Reform Impulses, 1820–1860
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An Awakening of Religion and Individualism
Antebellum Communal Experiments
Reforms to Human Health
Addressing Slavery
Women’s Rights
Troubled Times: the Tumultuous 1850s
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The Compromise of 1850
The Kansas-Nebraska Act and the Republican Party
The Dred Scott Decision and Sectional Strife
John Brown and the Election of 1860
The Civil War, 1860–1865
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The Origins and Outbreak of the Civil War
Early Mobilization and War
1863: The Changing Nature of the War
The Union Triumphant
The Era of Reconstruction, 1865–1877
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Restoring the Union
Congress and the Remaking of the South, 1865–1866
Radical Reconstruction, 1867–1872
The Collapse of Reconstruction
Go West Young Man! Westward Expansion, 1840-1900
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The Westward Spirit
Homesteading: Dreams and Realities
Making a Living in Gold and Cattle
The Loss of American Indian Life and Culture
The Impact of Expansion on Chinese Immigrants and Hispanic Citizens
Industrialization and the Rise of Big Business, 1870-1900
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Inventors of the Age
From Invention to Industrial Growth
Building Industrial America on the Backs of Labor
A New American Consumer Culture
The Growing Pains of Urbanization, 1870-1900
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Urbanization and Its Challenges
The African American “Great Migration” and New European Immigration
Relief from the Chaos of Urban Life
Change Reflected in Thought and Writing
Politics in the Gilded Age, 1870-1900
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Political Corruption in Postbellum America
The Key Political Issues: Patronage, Tariffs, and Gold
Farmers Revolt in the Populist Era
Social and Labor Unrest in the 1890s
Leading the Way: The Progressive Movement, 1890-1920
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The Origins of the Progressive Spirit in America
Progressivism at the Grassroots Level
New Voices for Women and African Americans
Progressivism in the White House
Age of Empire: American Foreign Policy, 1890-1914
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Turner, Mahan, and the Roots of Empire
The Spanish-American War and Overseas Empire
Economic Imperialism in East Asia
Roosevelt’s “Big Stick” Foreign Policy
Taft’s “Dollar Diplomacy”
Americans and the Great War, 1914-1919
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American Isolationism and the European Origins of War
The United States Prepares for War
A New Home Front
From War to Peace
Demobilization and Its Difficult Aftermath
The Jazz Age: Redefining the Nation, 1919-1929
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Prosperity and the Production of Popular Entertainment
Transformation and Backlash
A New Generation
Republican Ascendancy: Politics in the 1920s
Brother, Can You Spare a Dime? The Great Depression, 1929-1932
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The Stock Market Crash of 1929
President Hoover’s Response
The Depths of the Great Depression
Assessing the Hoover Years on the Eve of the New Deal
Franklin Roosevelt and the New Deal, 1932-1941
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The Rise of Franklin Roosevelt
The First New Deal
The Second New Deal
Fighting the Good Fight in World War II, 1941-1945
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The Origins of War: Europe, Asia, and the United States
The Home Front
Victory in the European Theater
The Pacific Theater and the Atomic Bomb
Post-War Prosperity and Cold War Fears, 1945-1960
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The Challenges of Peacetime
The Cold War
The American Dream
Popular Culture and Mass Media
The African American Struggle for Civil Rights
Contesting Futures: America in the 1960s
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The Kennedy Promise
Lyndon Johnson and the Great Society
The Civil Rights Movement Marches On
Challenging the Status Quo
Political Storms at Home and Abroad, 1968-1980
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Identity Politics in a Fractured Society
Coming Apart, Coming Together
Vietnam: The Downward Spiral
Watergate: Nixon’s Domestic Nightmare
Jimmy Carter in the Aftermath of the Storm
From Cold War to Culture Wars, 1980-2000
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The Reagan Revolution
Political and Cultural Fusions
A New World Order
Bill Clinton and the New Economy
The Challenges of the Twenty-First Century
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The War on Terror
The Domestic Mission
New Century, Old Disputes
Hope and Change