HIST 7 History of the United States to 1877
3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
Prerequisite: Eligibility for ENGL 1A
Survey of American history from Native American origins through post-Civil War Reconstruction. Studies the United States and its major ethnic and social groups. Explores the influence of the geography and environment of North America and the ethnic, social, and religious complexity of the population. Examines political, cultural, philosophical, and intellectual influences on the people and political institutions of the United States. Requires substantial reading and writing assignments. Satisfies the requirement for a course in American history, including the study of American institutions and ideas and the Constitution of the United States as required by Title 5 of the California Administrative Code.