Faculty of Arts


HISTORY 108

Rise and Fall of the USA


Description

Examines the major themes and events in the history of the United States from the colonial period to the present. It focuses on the making and remaking of American identity, the promises and paradoxes of American freedom, struggles for justice, and the sources and implications of US power in global perspective.

For full course information see the Digital Course Outline for HISTORY 108.

Digital Course Outlines are refreshed in November for the following year. Digital Course Outlines for courses to be offered for the first time may be published slightly later.

Availability 2022

Semester 1

Lecturer(s)

Lecturer(s) Dr Paul Taillon

Reading/Texts

HHistory 108 Course Guide.

Frederick Douglass, Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, An American Slave, Written by Himself, 1845

Recommended Reading

Eric Foner, Give Me Liberty! An American History, Brief Edition.

Assessment

Coursework + exam

Points

HISTORY 108: 15.0 points

Restrictions

HISTORY 105


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