US History

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    Foundations of US History

    Survey of American history from its colonial beginnings through the Civil War. Topics include origin and development of American ideals, Revolution and Constitution, westward expansion and Jacksonian Democracy, social and economic changes in the mid-19th century, slavery and the Civil War.

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    Modern US History

    Analysis of American history from mid-19th century to the present. Topics include impact of industrialism, development of America as a world power, increased role of federal government, and present state of American society.