Portland-State-University 2021-2022 Bulletin

Hst 530 Roots of American Culture

Relation of cultural attitudes and values to the American historical experience from 1600-1860. Topics include the European legacy; Puritanism; race, class, and ethnicity; American Enlightenment and Revolution; Cultural Nationalism; Industrial Ethic and Pastoralism; Jacksonian Democracy; Manifest Destiny and Native Americans; Slavery and African American Culture; Evangelicalism, Reform, Abolitionism, and Feminism.


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