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HIST 0255 - Jacksonian America, 1815-1848


Credits: 3

This course is a study of the American Republic from the “era of good feelings” through the end of the Mexican War. Topics include the evolution of the Democratic and Whig political parties, the rise of “modern” political campaigning, personalities such as Andrew Jackson, and the emergence of sectionalism. The course will conclude with an examination of the war with Mexico and the controversies over the resulting land acquisitions.