The University of St. Thomas

Early Am/Global Perspective
Title:Early Am/Global Perspective
Course Number:113
College:College of Arts & Sciences
Instructor:Mega, Thomas B
Time:1330 - 1510
Location:Aquinas Hall St Paul
Room:AQU 301
Credit Hours Start Date End Date Days Available Enrollment Maximum
4 02/03 05/23 -  T  -   R  - 1 24 25
Course Description:
Social, political, cultural, and economic history of the peoples of North America from the European-American encounter through the aftermath of the U.S. Civil War. Special emphasis is given to the relation of minority groups (American Indians, African Americans, Hispanic peoples, European immigrants, etc.) to the dominant culture. Major themes include: colonization, slavery, revolution, nation building, territorial expansion, industrialization, reform movements, nativism, sectionalism, and the Civil War. This course fulfills the Historical Studies requirement in the core curriculum.