Undergraduate History-Rock County
2022 Spring Term
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HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES: FROM THE ERA OF THE COLUMBIAN EXCHANGE TO THE ERA OF THE CIVIL WAR
A Surv. of American political, economic, social, & intellectual history from the Age of European Exploration & the period of colonization to the era of the American Civil War. As an Ethnic Studies (ES) course, this course thoroughly integrates the experiences of African Americans, Native Americans, Hispanics, &/or Asian Americans into US history in a manner that fosters underst&ing & appreciation of the perspectives & experiences of at least two of these groups as well as their contributions to, & interactions within, American society.
HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES THE ERA OF THE CIVIL WAR TO THE PRESENT
A Surv. of American political, economic, social, & intellectual history from the era of the Civil War to the Present. As an Ethnic Studies (ES) course, this course thoroughly integrates the experiences of African Americans, Native Americans, Hispanics, &/or Asian Americans into US history in a manner that fosters underst&ing & appreciation of the perspectives & experiences of at least two of these groups as well as their contributions to, & interactions within, American society
HISTORY OF WESTERN CIVILIZATION FROM THE ERA OF THE RENAISSANCE
Surv. of West Civilization from the Renaissance to contemporary times, emphasizing the further development of West culture, political institutions, & economic institutions, including reference to the interaction among the peoples of the modern world.
ANCIENT NEAR EAST AND GREECE
Survey of the history of civilization from ancient Mesopotamia and Egypt through Classical Greece with emphasis on institutional and social development.
WORLD HISTORY TO 1500
A topical approach to the history of premodern humankind. Special attention will be given to the emergence, development, & interaction of civilizations in Asia, Africa, Europe, & the Americas
WORLD HISTORY SINCE 1500
A topical history of global humankind with emphasis on the rise of the West to world dominance & the various ways in which the peoples of Africa, Asia, & Latin America have responded to the West challenge.
WORKERS, PROTEST AND SOCIAL CHANGE IN US HISTORY
Examines changes in work methods, culture and experiences of working people in US history from colonial days through the present. Includes labor in colonial America, slavery, industrialization, union development and struggles, workers in the World Wars, post war technological and workplace changes. Integrates the experiences, perspectives and contributions of African Americans, Native Americans, and Hispanics into US labor history.
THE US AND VIETNAM WARS
An investigation of the wars in Southeast Asia, 1945-1975, focusing on these topics: Traditional Vietnamese culture and society, French colonialism, Vietnamese nationalism, American involvement in Vietnam and Indochina, the escalation of the American role, the debate on American policy, American withdrawal, conclusion of the fighting, and long-term effects.