HIS 105 Turning Points in American History, 3 credits

This course will examine episodes in history that have resulted in transformations to life in America. The scope of the course will range from colonial settlement to the computer age, and will cover topics in government, law, science, medicine, culture, communication, and the formation of national identity. Using a wide range of primary source documents, students will study the forces that led to these transformative events, the decisions that set them in motion, and the outcomes and consequences that resulted.