HIST 434 The Early Republic of the United States, 1789-1846

Spring, Fall

Major Requirement: History of United States
This seminar examines the political, social, and cultural history of the United States from the adoption of the Constitution in 1789 through 1846. Particular attention is given to the constitution-making the politics, religious revivalism and social reform, the formation of an American culture, the rise of northern capitalism, and the rise of sectionalism. (Course offered in alternate years.)

Prerequisite: Sophomore Status