HIST 17A - United States History

Approval Status


Date Reviewed

December 2011
17A United States History (3 units). History 17A is a survey of the political, economic, social and cultural development of the United States from the pre-Colonial period through the Civil War. Topics covered include indigenous and European influence on the development of the colonies, the causes and consequences of the War of Independence, the origin and principles of the US Constitution, early industrialization, westward expansion, foreign policy, slavery and its impact on race relations, abolition and other reform movements, and the Civil War. This course may also be taught in a Distance Learning Format. Pass/No Pass Option. Acceptable for credit: University of California, California State University.