Address on the Life and Services of Gen. Lewis A. Armistead, delivered by Rev. James E. Poindexter, Late Captain in Thirty-Eighth Virginia Regiment, Armistead's Brigade, Pickett's Division, Before R. E. Lee Camp, No. 1, Confederate Veterans, Richmond, VA., January 29, 1909.
This course provides an overview of the United States from pre-Columbian North American and European antecedents to colonization, Colonial America, Revolutionary America; development of U.S. government, economy, and society to 1840.
1. Articulate an understanding of key historical events from pre-Columbian North America and European antecedents to colonization, the development of slavery, Native American history, Colonial America, Revolutionary America and the development of U.S. government, economy, and society to 1840.
2. Identify and investigate historical theses, evaluate information and its sources, and use appropriate reasoning to construct evidence-based arguments on historical issues.
3. Construct an historical argument integrating both primary documents and secondary sources.