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2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
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HIST 4052 - The Age of Jefferson and Jackson

3 cr.

An investigation into the complex character of Jefferson, his political impact upon the Republic and the ambiguous legacy he left after 1826. Andrew Jackson will be considered as a symbol of a new democratic age. The new Jacksonian spirit will be reviewed in the light of social reform movements, 1815 to 1840. The course will also consider Native-American cultures and the changing attitudes towards slavery.

Prerequisite(s): HIST 2001 .

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