Emerging Giant: The Making of America (HSTY1023)

UNIT OF STUDY

Touching down on the shores of the 'New World', the first European colonists imagined the creation of an earthly paradise. But their mission soon floundered in the face of internal dissenters and alien cultures pursuing their own ideals. Fierce clashes between regions, races, social groups and other nations have marked American history ever since. Exploring the origins and outcomes of these contests from first settlement onward, this unit charts America's emergence onto the world scene in the nineteenth century.

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Classes

2x1-hr lectures/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/week

Assessment

1x500wd document assignment (15%) and 1x2000wd research paper (40%) and 1x2000wd exam (35%) and tutorial participation (10%)

Faculty/department permission required?

No

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Prohibitions

HSTY2634

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