Course Description:

North American history to 1877 in the context of western traditions and global interactions.

Table of Resources


[Course Description, Required Books, and Assignments]
[Furman Historical Analysis Requirement]
[Contact Prof. Benson]

Weekly Schedules and Assignments:

January
[Week 1] [Week 2] [Week 3]
February
[Week 4] [Week 5] [Week 6] [Week 7]
March
[Week 8] [Week 9] [Week 10] [Week 11]
April
[Week 12] [Week 13] [Week 14] [Week 15] [Week 16]


Guidelines and Policies:

[Academic Integrity Policies]
[Grading and Attendance Policies]
[ADA Accommodations]

[Wiki Critique and Connections/Reflections Posting Guidelines]
[Discussion Board Comment Assignment Requirements and Suggestions]
[Effective Structured Outlining Techniques Guide]

[Library Resource Guide]

[Primary Source Scavenger Hunt Assignment]
[Primary Source Essay Requirements and Suggestions]
[Book Debate Assignment]

[Examination Requirements and Study Suggestions]
Study Guide Summaries (Spring 2014)


Note: The instructor reserves the right to change any provisions, due dates, grading percentages, or any other items without prior notice. All assignments on this schedule are covered under the university's policy on plagiarism and academic integrity. See the syllabus statement for further details. This page was last updated on 1/23/2014.