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Wk 1 Intro program, pre-colonial —
Wanted: The Outlaw in American Visual Culture, by Rachel Hall.
Wk 2 Colonial Era —
Slavery before Race: Europeans, Africans, and Indians at Long Island’s Sylvester Manor Plantation, 1651-1884, by Katherine H. Hays; A People’s History of the Supreme Court: The Men and Women Whose Cases and Decisions Have Shaped Our Constitution, by Peter Irons; Intro-Ch 1.
Wk 3 Am Rev/Founding —
Enjoy the Same Liberty: Black Americans and the Revolutionary Era, by Edward Countryman; People’s History, , Ch 2-7.
Wk 4 Early Republic —
Dangerous to Know: Women, Crime, and Notoriety in the Early Republic , by Susan Branson; People’s History, Ch 8-10.
Wk 5 Market Revolution —
Wicked River: The Mississippi When It Last Ran Wild, by Lee Sandlin; People’s History, Ch 11-12.
Wk 6 Antebellum Reform/Abolitionism —
Dred Scott v. Sandford: A Brief History with Documents, by Paul Finkelman; People’s History, Ch 13-15.
Wk 7 Civil War –
Narrative of Sojourner Truth, by Sojourner Truth; Forever Free: The Story of Emancipation and Reconstruction, by Eric Foner, Intro-Ch 4.
Thanksgiving Week —
Once They Moved Like the Wind: Cochise, Geronimo, and The Apache War, by David Roberts, Pt 1: Cochise.
Wk 9 Postbellum West —
Once They Moved Like the Wind, Pt 2: Geronimo
Wk 10 Gilded Age —
Plessy v. Ferguson: A Brief History with Documents, by Brook Thomas (185p); People’s History, Ch. 18.
Spring Class ScheduleMon 12-3pm – B1105 – Writing Group Thurs 12-5pm – Lib 1540 – Seminar, Progress Reports Fri 1-5pm – B1105 – Film Series: The Wire
- Untitled February 20, 2015
- Class Photo June 7, 2014
- LOL Finale June 4, 2014
- LOL Class Schedule Wks 8-10 May 20, 2014
- Tasks for Wk 4 plus Portfolio preview April 17, 2014
- Research Tasks for Week 3 April 14, 2014
- Spring Seminar Assignments April 14, 2014
- Research Tasks for Week 2 April 4, 2014
- Spring Quarter Readings March 15, 2014
- Spring Plans March 7, 2014