Tuesday, September 07, 2004

U.S. History at the Highlands at Pittsford

Sara Dougherty, Instructor
Dept. of History, University of Rochester
phone: 585 256 0994
email: sdoughe3@mail.rochester.edu

America: from the Revolution to the end of the Civil War

THIS COURSE will cover the period from the American Revolution through the Civil War. Its scope will include the wars that shaped our nation, the establishment of the Constitution and political parties, the spread of democracy, the industrial and transportation revolutions, the early Women’s Rights movement, the slavery question, and the crisis of the Union leading up to the great Civil War. The course will show the inter-relatedness of these events, and will look at the experiences and contributions of a variety of important American men and women.

CLASSES will begin Tuesday, September 7, and will continue every Tuesday (except for Nov. 23) through December 14.

TIME AND LOCATION: 2:00 to 3:30 PM, at The Highlands, 100 Hahnemann Trail, Pittsford, New York 14534.

PARTICIPANTS will be able to find my notes, links, maps, and other interesting information sources for US History on this weblog. Other reading materials will be provided by the instructor from time to time.