Introduction to American History

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HIS 223: Introduction to American History, 1492-1877

HIS 223: Introduction to American History, 1492-1877

History 225: 1877 to the Present

Textbooks & Required Readings

Textbooks and Required Readings: Students are required to read the following books:

    George B. Tindall and David E. Shi, America: A Narrative History, vol. 1, 5th ed. (New York: W. W. Norton, 1999).

    Larry Madaras and James M. SoRelle, Taking Sides: Clashing Views on Controversial Issues in American History, 8th ed., vol. 1: The Colonial Period to Reconstruction (Guilford, Ct.: Dushkin/McGraw-Hill, 2000).

    Louis P. Masur, ed., The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin (Boston: Bedford Books of St. Martin's Press, 1993).

    Henry Louis Gates, Jr., ed., The Classic Slave Narratives (New York: New American Library, 1987).

The professor may, from time to time, assign additional readings to supplement the required books listed above.

Bibliography: Listings of recommended supplemental readings can be found in the principal textbook, George B. Tindall and David E. Shi, America: A Narrative History, at the end of each chapter.


Other Departmental Courses in American History and Civilization:
| AMS 250 | HIS 223 | HIS 225 | HIS 227 | HIS 306 |
| HIS 308 | HIS 310 | HIS 312 | HIS 314 | HIS 318 | HIS 325 |
| HIS 338 | HIS 426 | HIS 430 | HIS 432 | HIS 470 | HIS 475 |

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