Summer 2013 - Undergraduate Course Description
Volanto, Keith
Discipline and Number
HIST 2301 Section 5U1
T Time 5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Course Title
History of Texas

Description of Course:

This course surveys the history of Texas from the pre-Columbian period to the present. Topics to be covered include: Native Americans, Spanish Texas, Mexican Texas, the Texas Revolution, the Republic of Texas, the Civil War and Reconstruction, the cattle industry, the oil industry, the Progressive Era, the Great Depression and World War II, and modern Texas.

Required Texts:

4th edition of "Beyond Myths and Legends: A Narrative History of Texas" by Howell, Volanto, et al. (Abigail Press)

2nd edition of "Voices of Texas" by Volanto -- a textbook supplement with primary source documents (Abigail Press)

2 small narrative books TBA

Course Requirements/Evaluation Criteria:

No course prerequisites; 3 exams; some quizzes; 3 homework assignments from the textbook supplement.

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