May 29, 2020  
Course Catalog 2008-2009 
    
Course Catalog 2008-2009 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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HIST 323 - Liberty and Power, Democracy and Slavery in Jacksonian America


Semester Offered: Second Semester
Credits (Range): 4 hours
Attribute: 4SS, CD, WR

An exploration of the cultural dynamics, social relations, economic forces, and political structures that shaped the lives of ordinary Americans-African American, Euro-American and Native American; male and female; rich, middling, and poor; urban and rural; northern and southern, eastern and western; native-born and immigrant-between approximately 1820 and 1850. After reading Alexis de Tocqueville’s classic analysis of Jacksonian democracy, we will focus on recent case studies and current scholarly controversies. Consent of instructor required. Enrollment Limit: 14.
Instructor: G. Kornblith



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