Nineteenth Century America (AFRICAAM 150B, CSRE 150S, HISTORY 150B)
Olivarius, K. (PI)
Halom, B. (TA)
(Same as HISTORY 50B. 150B is 5 units; 50B is 3 units.) This course is a survey of nineteenth-century American history. Topics include: the legacy of the American Revolution; the invention of political parties; capitalist transformation and urbanization; the spread of evangelical Christianity; antebellum reform; changing conceptions of gender, sex, and family; territorial expansion, Indigenous dispossession, and Manifest Destiny; the politics and experience of Indian removal; slavery and emancipation; the Civil War, Reconstruction, and Redemption; the crises and corruption of the Gilded Age; the Populist insurgency; Chinese exclusion; allotment and reservation life; and the emergence of the United States as a modern nation state.
Letter or Credit/No Credit
GER:DB-SocSci, GER:EC-AmerCul, WAY-SI
History and Institutions