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AMST 3351 : U.S. Social History
Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
History (HIST)
U.S. Social History
U.S. Social History
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Discussion Group
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AMST 3351 - U.S. Social History



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AMST 3351 - U.S. Social History
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Survey of American society and social change from the Civil War to the present. Gender, sexuality, race, ethnicity, and class perspectives.
Know the basic outline of how the social changes in American history from the Civil War to the present have affected ordinary people. Understand the importance and ramifications of the transformation of America from a predominantly rural, farming society to one where most Americans lived in urban areas and had manufacturing and service sector jobs. To give students a grounding in history from multiple perspectives, including mainstream American society but also minorities including women, African-Americans and Native Americans. To learn to think historically, to see that the origins of things influence what follows, and to understand what causes historical change and how complex and various these factors are. To enhance writing skills and to synthesize information from several sources into a coherent narrative.
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CCAS-Amer.Studies Focus Area 1
CCAS-Amer.Studies Focus Area 4
CCAS - GCR: Humanities
ESIA-Americas GCR (Pre2010)
SPHHS-Humanities Courses
SEAS - Humanities Electives

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