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HST 514 Democracy, Expansion, and Reform in America, 1824-1848

America changed dramatically between 1824 and 1848. This course explores relations with Native Americans, political democracy, industrialization, women's roles, reform, westward expansion, and slavery. May be offered as Writing Intensive. Prerequisite: One of HST 111, 320; or graduate status. Recommended: While this course does not require or expect detailed knowledge of the Jacksonian Era, students should be broadly familiar with basic periods and developments in nineteenth century America.



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