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U.S. History I - HIST 2111

Description

A survey of U.S. History to the post-Civil War period.


Name Office Phone Email
Marshall Abuwi Augusta University
706-737-1745mabuwi@augusta.edu
Harry Akoh Atlanta Metropolitan State College
404-756-4716hakoh@atlm.edu
Haider Bhuiyan University of North Georgia
706-310-6254haider.bhuiyan@ung.edu
Robert Bob Bouwman University of North Georgia
864-944-2320robert.bouwman@ung.edu
Lou Brackett Clayton State University
678-466-4195loubrackett@clayton.edu
Michelle Brock University of North Georgia
706-864-1522michelle.brock@ung.edu
Ray F. Broussard University of Georgia
706-548-4788raybruce2@gmail.com
Edward "Ted" Butler Albany State University
229-317-6807edward.butler@asurams.edu
Tammy Byron Dalton State College
706-272-2693tbyron@daltonstate.edu
Toni Alexis Carter University of North Georgia
404-518-9604alexis.carter@ung.edu
Patrick Coleman Clayton State University
404-680-1371patrickcoleman@clayton.edu
Dorsey M. Deaton Georgia Perimeter College
770-469-7424dorseydeaton@gmail.com
Melissa Franklin Bainbridge State College
229-243-3170melissa.franklin@bainbridge.edu
Christy Garrison ATLM
cgarrisonharrison@atlm.edu
Kristen Griffin University of West Georgia
678-839-6508kgriffin@westga.edu
Christian Griggs Dalton State College
706-272-4602cagriggs@daltonstate.edu
James "Ridge" Harper Bainbridge State College
229-243-8851ridge.harper@bainbridge.edu
Courtney Joiner East Georgia State College
cjoiner@ega.edu
Michael Kirkland Bainbridge State College
229-248-2560mkirkland@bainbridge.edu
David Latona Albany State University
229-317-6816David.Latona@asurams.edu
Cathy Locks Fort Valley State University
478-718-7753clocks@westga.edu
David Mason Georgia Gwinnett College
678-849-5554dmason@ggc.edu
Peter Mastopoulos Savannah State University
912-658-2213mastopoulosp@savannahstate.edu
Sarah Mergel Dalton State College
706-272-2675smergel@daltonstate.edu
Chris Meyers Valdosta State University
229-333-5947cmeyers@valdosta.edu
Laura Mullins University of North Georgia
706-864-1771laura.mullins@ung.edu
Keith Pacholl University of West Georgia
678-839-6044kpacholl@westga.edu
Carrie Pitzulo University of West Georgia
678-839-6037cpitzulo@westga.edu
James "Russell" Pryor Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College
0rpryor@abac.edu
Rick Reiman South Georgia State College
912-260-4247rreiman@sgsc.edu
Ben Robinson University of North Georgia
404-962-3064ben.robinson@usg.edu
Pamela T. Roseman Georgia Perimeter College
678-644-8933pamroseman46@gmail.com
Scott Shubitz Gordon State College
678-359-5125sshubitz@gordonstate.edu
David Snow University of North Georgia
404-576-3439david.snow@usg.edu
Tamara Spike University of North Georgia
706-864-1912tamara.spike@ung.edu
Jessica Lynn Taylor-Lewis University of North Georgia
678-717-3627jessica.taylor@ung.edu
Jess Alan Usher Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College
229-391-5415jusher@abac.edu
Eugene Van Sickle University of North Georgia
706-864-1911eugene.vansickle@ung.edu
Daenel Vaughn-Tucker Albany State University
229-317-6762daenel.vaughntucker@asurams.edu
Stacey Watson Gordon State College
678-359-5386swatson@gordonstate.edu
Seth Weitz Dalton State College
706-272-2688sweitz@daltonstate.edu
Jennifer Welch Egas University of West Georgia
678-839-6508jegas@westga.edu
Charles Trey Wilson University of North Georgia
706-864-1909charles.wilson@ung.edu
Montgomery Wolf University of Georgia
706-542-2053mwolf@uga.edu
Mary Wolfe Middle Georgia State University
478-471-2063mary.wolfe@mga.edu
Elizabeth Worley Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College
eworley@abac.edu
Andrew Wright Middle Georgia State University
478-934-3060andrew.wright@mga.edu
Matthew Zimmerman Middle Georgia State University
478-471-2862matthew.zimmerman@mga.edu
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Credit Hours


Prerequisites

  • See your home institution's prerequisite requirement.

Textbook


Course Equivalency

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Identify and evaluate the major controversies, issues, personalities, problems and trends in U.S. history up to 1865.
  • Evaluate trends and issues in intellectual and cultural history and be able to relate them to topics in U.S. History.
  • Determine the relationship between local and national issues and events.
  • Place issues and events of U.S. History in a global context.
  • Analyze the trials and contributions of the many cultures that make up American society.
  • Recognize the role of diversity in American society.
  • Exhibit comprehension of the historical process of continuity and change.
  • Appraise how and why the historical interpretations of the controversies, issues, personalities, and problems have changed over time.
  • Analyze the extent to which historical and contemporary American society has embraced the ideals of the Colonial, Revolutionary, and Constitutional periods.
  • Describe the ways geography has impacted historical processes.
  • Read and interpret maps.
  • Develop skills in critical thinking, collaboration, and organization.
  • Undertake research using a variety of materials.
  • Differentiate between primary and secondary sources.
  • Analyze, synthesize, and interpret primary and secondary sources and clearly communicate results using a variety of media.
  • Formulate a convincing historical argument using primary and secondary sources.
  • Unit 1 - Collision of Cultures
  • Unit 2 - The English Colonies
  • Unit 3 - The American Revolution
  • Unit 4 - The New Nation
  • Unit 5 - The Expanding Nation
  • Unit 6 - A House Divided

Your final grade will be based on the following breakdown. Please note that each instructor may choose to make modifications.

  • Participation/Discussions – 20%
  • Unit Quizzes – 20%
  • Essays – 30%
  • Midterm Exam – 15%
  • Final – 15%
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