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Viewing: HIST 6360 : Immigration and Ethnicity in the United States

Last approved: Fri, 27 May 2016 08:28:43 GMT

Last edit: Mon, 16 May 2016 17:37:10 GMT

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Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
History (HIST)
Immigration and Ethnicity in the United States
Sem:Immigration/Ethnicity inUS
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The history of immigrant life in the United States; focus on the mass migration from Europe that began with the Irish Potato Famine of the 1840s and ended with the immigration restrictions of the 1920s that created the concept of the illegal immigrant.
By the end of the term, students should be able to: 1) comprehend and articulate the events, trends, ideas, people, and laws that have shaped American immigration history; 2) analyze primary source documents involving immigration and synthesize from them demographic data about immigration history; 3) convey historical information and interpretations in a well organized,sophisticated manner that follows proper rules of grammar and syntax in a style of appropriate to the discipline; 4) demonstrate mastery of the citation rules of the history discipline.
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jbb (Sun, 11 Jan 2015 01:16:18 GMT): Rollback: Close quote needed in course description
jbb (Sun, 22 Feb 2015 02:34:53 GMT): Rollback: Please include learning outcomes and syllabus boilerplate. Apologies for not catching this earlier.
twilson (Mon, 16 May 2016 17:19:53 GMT): Rollback: Course description cannot end with the period inside of the quotation mark. CourseLeaf suggests restructuring the sentence.
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