Tompkins Cortland Community College

HSTY201 - American History to 1877

This course surveys the major historical developments of the United States of America from the pre-Columbian era to the end of Reconstruction in 1877. Special emphasis is placed on reading, interpreting, and discussing primary source documents so students become familiar with the practice of historical research. HSTY 201 fulfills the SUNY General Education US History and Civic Engagement Knowledge and Skills Area. Prerequisite: Prior completion of, or concurrent enrollment in, ENGL 100. 3 Cr., 3 Lec. Fall and spring semesters.