Tompkins Cortland Community College

HSTY201 - American History to 1877


This is a study of the American people from the point of European contact to the end of the Reconstruction period. Selected issues emphasized include the impact of European intervention on Native American civilizations, the development of the American republic, westward expansion, immigration, economic and religious ideals, the institution of slavery, sectionalism, early social reform movements including women's rights and abolition, and the war between the states. HSTY 201 fulfills the SUNY General Education American History requirement. Prerequisites: Prior completion or concurrent enrollment in ENGL 100, MATH 090, and RDNG 116 if required by placement testing. 3 Cr. (3 Lec.) Fall and spring semesters.