Green River History 136 A

This page lists the readings for the class.

Week 1: Syllabus and Eric Foner on Freedom

Tusday:  HST 136 syllabus – fall 2013

Thursday: foner – contested freedom

Week 2: Conquest and New World Systems of Labor

Tuesday: Gonzales – Harvest of Empire – Ch 1

Thursday: Equiano – ch 1 and 2 and  Harrower diary

essay assignment

Week 3: Indians and English

Tuesday and Thursday: Berkin – First Generations – Chs 3 and 5

Week 4: Revolutions

Tuesday: Nash – Urban Crucible – Ch 6

Thursday: Letters of Madison – Conceptions of Democracy, Bill of Rights

Midterm: mid term exam – hst 136 fall 2013 Due Thursday, Oct. 24th in class only.

Week 5: Republic or Empire?

Tuesday and Thursday: Vargas, ed – Three Essays

Week 6: Immigration

Tuesday and Thursday: Bell – Out of This Furnace – Ch 1-11

Week 7: Foreign Policy and Expansion

Tuesday and Thursday: Zinn – People’s History – Chs 7 and 8

Week 8: Slavery

Tuesday and Thursday: Murray – Proud Shoes – Ch 3-5

Week 9: Abolitionists and the Women’s Movement

Tuesday and Thursday: DuBois – Feminism and Sufferage – Ch 1

Week 10: Civil War

Tuesday and Thursday: Rothman – Slavery, Civil War, and Reconstruction

Week 11: Reconstruction

Tuesday: Zia – Asian American Dreams – Ch 2

Thursday: Dubofsky – Industrial Workers – Ch 2

final exam – hst 136 fall 2013

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