This course will introduce students to the field of U.S. history through focus on historians' approaches to broad themes, problems, or questions. Specific topics will be selected by the instructor, but generally engage with historians' approaches to "real world" problems and issues. How does understanding history help us understand contemporary issues? All courses will include seminar style discussion, a mix of primary and secondary source readings, short analytical papers, and essay exams. Credits: 3(3-0) Offered every fall.
Civic Engagement, Social Science Gen Ed, United States History, Writing Intensive