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HIST 371 New Nation, 1787-1848

Credits: 3
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This course covers the era of the New Nation, 1787-1848. It has three sections: the first covers the Early National Era, including the creation of a new government at the Constitutional Convention, the rise of political parties, and the early challenges for America’s first presidents; the second covers the era of the Market Revolution, including the second war with Britain and the beginning of the Industrial Revolution; the third covers the antebellum era, including the growth of slavery and social reform. The course will focus on the social, political, cultural, and economic aspects of the time periods covered.