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Edmonds Community College    
 
    
 
  Dec 17, 2017
 
2017-2018 Academic Catalog
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HIST& 147 - United States History II:CD



5.0 Credits
History of the United States from Andrew Jackson to the start of World War I, with particular emphasis on the road to the Civil War, Reconstruction, the Second Industrial revolution, the development of American culture and society, and issues of race, class, and gender.
Prerequisite Placement in ENGL& 101 or instructor permission.
Course-level Learning Objectives (CLOs)
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Identify seminal events, movements, and institutions in American history from the election of Andrew Jackson until the start of World War I, along with the key figures, groups, and ideas that contributed to their creation and development.
  2. Compare/contrast the philosophies, issues, and actions of different geographic regions, time periods, religions, races, and/or social status.
  3. Identify and analyze the experiences of Americans from different religions, ethnicities, races, and genders.
  4. Examine and evaluate historical information/arguments from different source forms.
  5. Express their findings in formal/informal writing, classroom discussion, online discussion, research projects, and/or oral presentation.
  6. Apply knowledge, awareness, and/or skills to identify and analyze issues related to diversity.



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