Course Descriptions: Spring 2014 - HTY 103: United States History I to 1877
Instructor: Edward Martin
Time: Tuesday and Thursday; 9:30 – 10:45 am
Description: This course is an introductory survey of the history of the United States from 1603 to 1877. It is designed to give students a broad exposure to the peoples and events that have shaped the United States from the Colonial Period through the Civil War and Reconstruction. This class meets twice a week on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Although the course has a lecture format, it will periodically break up into smaller groups for discussions. The course is designed to provide students with an introduction to U.S. history and historical thinking.