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HIST 2310 - US in the World

5 credit hours
This course fulfills the College of Arts and Sciences Core requirement. It is designed to provide knowledge and skills that will help you develop a historical understanding of the United States and the systems of power and privilege that have influenced its history. You will be introduced to the social, economic, political, and cultural developments that have shaped the American experience from earliest times up to today, including indigenous cultures, settler colonialism, racial slavery, white supremacy, attitudes toward immigration, human rights, contested ideas of US citizenship, as well as examining important racial, gendered, and class-based movements for social justice. This course will also place the American experience in a world context, analyzing the ways the United States shapes and has been shaped by global developments. Using historical methods and theories, you will examine intersectional categories in order to analyze historical problems in broad contexts studying both change and continuity. 



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