History 2112

United States History from 1865 to the Present

Course description:

History 2112 offers an introductory survey of American history from 1865 to the present.  Students who take this course will not only fulfill a core curriculum requirement, but will also gain an understanding of the major political, social, and cultural trends that have shaped modern American society.  The writing assignments and critical analysis required in this course will help students develop critical thinking and communication skills that will be useful assets in any career field. 


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HIST 2112 Syllabus


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Study Guide for the Final Exam (April 24)

Study Guide for the Second Midterm Exam (March 15)

Study Guide for the First Midterm Exam (February 13)


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Guidelines for the Weekly Email Assignment

Guidelines for the Interview-Based Essay Assignment (Due April 15)

How to Avoid Inadvertent Plagiarism