AMH 2010 United States to 1877 . . . . . 3(F,S)
Survey of the United States history beginning with
Native American cultures on the eve of colonization through the end of
Reconstruction. Examines political, economic, and social developments.
(General Studies Course: SS/HIS)
AMH 2020 United States since 1877 . . . . . 3(F,S)
Survey of the United States history beginning in 1877
and ending with a discussion of America in the present era. Examines
political, economic, and social developments. (General Studies Course:
AMH 3540 American Military History . . . . . 3(S)
The American military experience from the colonial era
to the present, including causes, conduct, and consequences of wars in
American history, civil-military relations, and technology.
AMH 4XXX U.S. Constitutional and Legal History . . . .
. 3(CALL DEPT)
Deals with the constitutional and legal history of the
United States from the colonial period to the present. In particular, will
deal with the constitutional and legal structure of the American colonies,
the formation of local, state and federal government during the early
republic, the evolution of the legal system and the impact of these
developments on modern U.S. government and politics.
AMH 4111 Colonial America . . . . . 3(S)
History of British Colonial America (1585-1776):
founding of the colonies; development of economic, social, and political
structures; the maturing of the colonies; and background to the American
AMH 4131 American Revolutions, 1763-1828 . . . . .
The social, economic and political histories of the
American, Spanish- American and Haitian revolutions between 1763 and 1828.
AMH 4150 Early American Republic: 1789-1860 . . . . .
Political, social, and economic history of the United
States emphasizing Jeffersonian and Jacksonian influences on American life
and thoughts, sectionalism, and westward expansion.
AMH 4170 Civil War and Reconstruction . . . . . 3(SS)
Causation of the Civil War, development of first
modern war and different interpretations of Reconstruction after Appomattox.
AMH 4174 Reconstruction in American History, 1863-1877
. . . . . 3(CALL DEPT)
The period of political, social, economic, and
cultural change in the nation between 1863 and 1877. Of particular note are
the issues of race and government flowing out of the Civil War experience,
emancipation, and the political battles in the American South.
AMH 4202 From Stalin to Star Wars: The Cold War and
American Culture . . . . . 3(F)
Progression and complexities of the Cold War through
both global and domestic arenas, from the rise of Communism to the collapse
of the Soviet Union.
AMH 4231 America Between the Wars, 1920 to 1940 . . .
. . 3(CALL DEPT)
The period between World War I and World War II in the
United States. Domestic, political, economic, and social issues are
addressed, as well as the changing role of the United States in world
affairs between 1920 and 1940.
AMH 4320 History of American Agriculture . . . . .
The changing role of farms, farming, and agrarian
thought in American history from pre-Columbian times to the present.
AMH 4402 History of the Old South . . . . . 3(F)
Development and discussion of attitudes and
philosophies of the South as distinct economic, political, and social
phenomenon 17th century to Reconstruction.
AMH 4403 History of the New South . . . . . 3(S)
Political, social, and economic developments in the
South from the end of Reconstruction (1877) to the present.
AMH 4420 History of Florida . . . . . 3(SS)
Pre-Columbian to present; social, economic, and
AMH 4441 Spanish Borderlands . . . . . 3(CALL DEPT)
The Spanish Borderlands (i.e., those regions between
Florida and California, now belonging to the United States, which were once
part of the Spanish colonial empire) between 1513 and 1821.
AMH 4442 The American West . . . . . 3(S)
History of the American West from the Louisiana
Purchase in 1803 to the present.
AMH 4460 Urban History . . . . . 3(CALL DEPT)
United States urban development from the period of
colonization through the present. Applies both traditional and public
AMH 4560 Women in American History . . . . . 3(F)
Changing roles and activities of women in American
life from colonial era to the present.
AMH 4570 Afro-American Experience . . . . . 3(S)
Survey of Afro-American history emphasizing role of
Afro-American in broad American historical context. Meets Multicultural
AMH 4575 Civil Rights . . . . . 3(F)
U.S. civil rights movement from its roots in the
nineteenth century to the present.
AMH 4582 History of the North American Indians . . . .
Survey of North American Indian history from era of
European contact to present. Topics include fur trade, removal, plains
warfare, and U.S. government policy. Meets Multicultural requirement.
AMH 5578 African-American Community History . . . . .
African-American communities including social
interaction, business ventures, political involvement, religious
perspectives, and the various obstacles faced in maintaining ethnic and
AMH 5636 Environmental History . . . . . 3(CALL DEPT)
Environmental history ranging from the impact of early
Spanish settlements through the spectrum of current issues.
AMH 6169 Seminar: Jacksonian America . . . . . 3(S)
Readings seminar focusing on era 1815-1848.
AMH 6292 Seminar - 20th Century America . . . . . 3(S)
AMH 6429 Seminar: Local History . . . . . 3(F)
Theory, method, and practice of local history.
AMH 6439 Seminar: The Southern Frontier . . . . .
Research seminar focusing on the U.S. Southeastern
frontier from 1750-1850.
AMH 6447 Seminar: Spanish Borderlands, 1513-1821 . . .
. . 3(CALL DEPT)
Broad readings in the history of the Borderlands,
defined as those regions between Florida and California, now belonging to
the United States, which were once part of the Spanish colonial empire.
AMH 6587 Seminar: Southeastern Indians . . . . . 3(SS)
Research topics on history of Southeastern Indians
from Contact Era through Removal 1500-1830s.