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US Industrial Age 1870-1945
US IND AGE
CLASS CODE: HIST 376 CREDITS:  3
DIVISION: LANGUAGE & LETTERS
DEPARTMENT: HISTORY, GEOGRAPHY, POLITICAL SCIENCE
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

DESCRIPTION: Investigation of the rise of modern political, social, and economic sructures and values in America from 1877-1918.
TAUGHT: Fall 2004, Summer 2005
CONTENT AND TOPICS: Topics include the rise of big business, populism, progressivism, and WWI.
GOALS AND OBJECTIVES: Understand basic facts and general themes in American History 1877-1920.
Practice effective research and writing skills.
Read and understand prominent historical literature of the time period.
Build testimonies of the gospel of Jesus Christ.
Practice multi-media and oral presentation skills useful in the classroom.
REQUIREMENTS: Students will be required to read 1,000+ evaluated pages, write a 10 page paper, give an oral presentation using Power Point, and know the basic work of 25 significant scholars in the field.
PREREQUISITES: No prerequisites, but students are encouraged to have AmHer 170, Hist 201-202 and Hist 300. All students in 300 level courses will be expected to know how to research, write and document a basic historical essay.
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EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2001