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HIST2015 The United States before 1900
(This course is also offered to second and third year non-BA students for inter-Faculty broadening purposes.)
Lecturer: Dr. Priscilla Roberts
Timetable Arrangements: Second Semester, 2 hrs per week
Assessment: 100% coursework
This is a general survey history of the United States from the colonial era up to 1900. Emphasis will be
primarily on the nineteenth century. Key areas of focus include: industrialization and economic growth, urbanization,
frontier communities, immigration, slavery, the Civil War, socio-political reform movements, and the Spanish-American War.
This course is continued by The United States in the twentieth century, though the two courses can be taken separately.