Schedule

Read Zinn, People's History pp. 1-38
Thursday, Jan. 22: Introduction

Read Zinn, People's History pp. 39-102
Tuesday, Jan. 27: Puritanism
Thursday, Jan. 29: Tobacco and Slaves
Online exercise Runaway from Freedom (papers due in class Thursday, Feb. 12)

Read Zinn, People's History pp. 103-148
Tuesday, Feb. 3: Political Revolution
Thursday, Feb. 5: Market Revolution
Online Exercise Slavery

Read Zinn, People's History pp. 150-210
Tuesday, Feb. 10: Jackson's rise
Thursday, Feb. 12: Wages and the Corporation (paper due in class)
online exercise: The Alien Menace

Read Zinn, People's History pp. 211-252
Tuesday, Feb. 17: Slavery
Thursday, Feb. 19: Abolition
online exercise Barnum's World

Tuesday, Feb. 24: Mexico and the West
Thursday, Feb. 26: Civil War
online exercise Who Owns This Land?

Tuesday, Mar. 3: The Gilded Age
Thursday, Mar. 5: Racial Radicalism
online exercise Narrative Film

First journal due by Thursday, Mar. 5 in class (Slavery, Alien Menace, Barnum, Who Owns Land)

Read Zinn, People's History pp. 253-296
Tuesday, Mar. 17:
The Culture of Time and Space
Thursday, Mar. 19: Progressivism/Immigration
The Spanish American War

Read Zinn, People's History pp. 297-358
Tuesday, Mar. 24: WWI
Thursday, Mar. 26:
the 1920s
A Bad Rap?

Tuesday, Mar. 31: The Great depression
Thursday, Apr. 2: A New Deal?
Life Histories

Second journal due by Thursday, Apr. 2 in class (Narrative film, Spanish American War, Advertising)

Read Zinn, People's History pp. 377-442
Tuesday, Apr. 7:
WWII
Thursday, Apr. 9:
The Cold War

Tuesday, Apr. 14: 50s culture
Thursday, Apr. 16: Civil Rights
50s music

Read Zinn, People's History pp. 443-468
Tuesday, Apr. 21: Vietnam
Thursday, Apr. 23:
Counterculture
online exercise Consumerism and the Self

Read Zinn, People's History pp. 496-540
Tuesday, Apr. 28:
70s
Thursday, Apr. 30:
The new Conservatism

May 5:
Online exercise Review

Third journal due Thursday, May 5 (Life Histories, 50s music, consumerism, review)



 

 

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