• HIST-4113 Jacksonian America-1815-1850

    An examination of the political, economic, social and cultural developments of the United States from the end of the War of 1812 through the 1840s with emphasis on the rise of Jacksonian democracy, religious revivals and innovations, revolutions in transportation, communications and market economics, the emergence of American nationalism, the bases for sectionalism, and America-s westward expansion. Key topics include Jacksonian politics, the Second Party System, Indian removal, manifest destiny, the Second Great Awakening, and the Mexican-American War. This course is normally offered in the spring semester of even numbered years.