21H.104J | Fall 2010 | Undergraduate
Riots, Strikes, and Conspiracies in American History
Course Description
This course uses readings and discussions to focus on a series of short-term events that shed light on American politics, culture, and social organization. It emphasizes finding ways to make sense of these complicated, highly traumatic events, and on using them to understand larger processes of change in American …
This course uses readings and discussions to focus on a series of short-term events that shed light on American politics, culture, and social organization. It emphasizes finding ways to make sense of these complicated, highly traumatic events, and on using them to understand larger processes of change in American history. The class also gives students experience with primary documentation research through a term paper assignment.
Learning Resource Types
assignment_turned_in Written Assignments with Examples
A color illustration showing several colonists and Native Americans throwing tea off of the side of a ship.
Historic drawing of the Boston Tea Party. (Image courtesy of the Freedom Trail Foundation.)