HISTORY 1311
THE UNITED STATES: 1607-1865

Section 3 & 4
FALL---2017 

      MWF 10-10:50am  Section 3  116UH
     MWF 11-11:50am  Section 4  116UH

 


Professor Maizlish -- UH 313

Office Hours: MWF 7:30am-8:50am (UH 313)
                                  Wed. 12pm-1:30pm (UH 313)
                                               
and by appointment


               For Office Hour Updates See: http://www.uta.edu/faculty/maizlish/office%20hours.htm 

Phone: Due to budgetary constraints history faculty no longer have telephones in their offices. The History Department phone number is 817 272-2861
             Please rely on e-mail for direct contact with me.            

E-Mail: maizlish@uta.edu

Review Sessions
              Fridays, 12noon-1pm, Room  116UH
               AND DEC. 6 12noon-1pm 121 Science Hall
             
(Review Sessions will not be held on Sept. 22, 29, or Oct. 20)


                

Useful Link: [University of Texas at Arlington Libraries]

THE UNITED STATES: 1607-1865

Readings
Internet Use
Course Outline
Course Requirements
Important Information
Additional Information
Reviw Questions


Readings

Required Readings:
Interactive Links
Frederick Douglass, The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass

Optional Readings:
Interactive Links
Cantor, How To Study History
James W. Davidson, ed. Nation of Nations (Numbers indicated below refer to relevant chapters)

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INTERNET USE

1)  ALL of the required readings and ALL of the optional readings, except for Davidson and Cantor, 
     may be accessed through internet links.

2) The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass can be read on the internet, but
    students may wish to purchase this book rather than read this document on the web.

3)  Internet links can be found on the course web page below.  

4) Computer problems or a down system WILL NOT be an acceptable excuse for missed assignments
    or a failure to be ready for examinations.

               BE PREPARED!!!           PLAN AHEAD!!! 

    DO NOT leave your reading to the last moment, or, if you do, MAKE SURE to have back-up computer access available.

5) Please remember that the professor cannot accept assignments or give out grades over the internet.

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Course Outline

WEEK

 

DATE TOPIC REQUIRED
READING
OPTIONAL READING
Week I Aug. 25 Introduction -------------- 1.Cantor
2.Reading, Writing, and Researching for History: A College Student's Guide

Week II
Aug. 28

The European & African, Roots of 
the Great Migration

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Davidson, 1

Aug. 30
 
The Economic and Religious Motivation for the Great Migration The Mayflower Compact Davidson, 1-3
Sept. 1 The Puritan Community 1.A Model of Christian Charity
2.A Witchcraft Indictment (Indictment v. Mary Bradbury, No. 1.) 
3.An Accused Witch's Denial (Answer of Mary Bradbury)
4.An Accused Witch's
Confession
 (Confession from Prison of William Barker, Sr.) 
1.Davidson, 1-3
2.Cotton Mather's "Memorable Providences"
Week III Sept. 4 ----NO CLASS -- ----LABOR DAY---- ----------------
Sept. 6 The Southern Colonies Indentured Servants Davidson, 2 & 4
Sept. 8 The Origins of American Slavery 1.William Byrd's Diary
2.Capture
3. The Middle Passage
4. Falconbridge's Description of the Middle Passage
5. Slave Sale Broadside (1774)
Davidson, 2 & 4

Week IV Sept. 11 EXAMINATION #1 Lectures & Required Readings:
Aug. 28-Sept. 8
 
Sept. 13 Empire Relations:
1663-1763
Map of the Colonies (1775) Davidson, 4
Sept. 15 America on the Eve of Revolution Benjamin Franklin's Autobiography (Chapter 8, Starting with: "At the time I establish’d myself in Pennsylvania . . ." Davidson, 4
Crevecoeur's "What is an American"

   
Week V Sept. 18 The American Revolution: The First Confrontation Stamp Act Congress Resolutions Davidson, 5
Sept. 20 The Meaning of the American Revolution 1.The Resolves of the 1st 
Continental Congress
2.The Declaration of 
Independence

3. Hamilton-King George: You'll Be Back
Davidson, 5 & 6
1.Pennsylvania's Act of Gradual Abolition 
2.Dunmore's Proclamation Offering Freedom
3.Thomas Paine's Common 
Sense

4. Jimmy Fallon: You'll be Back
Sept. 22 -------------          NO CLASS --------------

Week VI Sept. 25 The Confederation Map of the United States (1790)
3. Hamilton-King George: What comes Next
Davidson, 7
1.The Articles of Confederation
2.The Northwest Ordinance
3. Alexander Hamilton
Sept. 27 The Constitution 1.The Constitution
(preamble)
2.Federalist #10
3.George Washington on Slavery
Davidson, 7
1.The Debates of the
Constitutional 
Convention
2.The Constitution
Ratification Debate
3.The Federalist 
Papers
Sept. 29 EXAMINATION #2 Lectures & Required Readings:
Sept. 13-27
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Week VII Oct. 2 The Origins of the First Party System 1.Hamilton-Geroge Washington: One Last Time
2. Hamiltion-King George: I know Him
3.The Sedition Act
4.Kentucky Resolutions of 1798
(Resolves 1, 2, & 3)
Davidson, 8 1.Washington's Proclamation 
of Neutrality
2.Washington's Farewell Address
Oct. 4 The Election of 1800 1.Thomas Jefferson's 1st Inaugural Address
2.Hamilton-Cabinet Meeting #1
Davidson, 8 & 9
Oct. 6 The War of 1812 1.President Madison's War Message
2. The Hunters of Kentucky
3. Johnny Horton: Battle of New Orleans
Davidson, 9
The Hartford Convention
Resolutions

Week VIII Oct. 9 The New Nationalism Erie Canal (painting)
Davidson, 9&10
Oct. 11 The Market Economy -------------------- Davidson, 9&10
Oct. 13 Jacksonian Democracy ---------------- Davidson, 11
Andrew Jackson's Bank Veto

Week IX Oct. 16 The Whig Opposition and the Second American Party System The Log Cabin Campaign Davidson, 11
Henry Clay Responds to the Bank Veto
Oct. 18 Manifest Destiny & Indian Removal 1.Louisiana Purchase Map
2.Andrew Jackson Supports Removal
3.A Cherokee Letter of  Protest
4.Trail of Tears Map
Davidson, 11
Oct. 20 EXAMINATION #3 Lectures and Required Readings: Oct. 2-18

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Week X Oct. 23 A Woman's Place Seneca Falls Declaration Davidson, 12
Oct. 25 The Age of Reform ------------- Davidson, 12

Oct. 27 John Brown I
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Week XI Oct. 30 Slavery Attacked: Abolitionism William Lloyd Garrison Davidson, 12
Constitution of the American Antislavery Society, 1833
Nov. 1 The Identity of the Old South:
The Peculiar Institution


LAST DAY TO
 Douglass, ALL


DROP
Davidson, 13

Nov. 3

The Slaves 1.Douglass, ALL
2.Runaway Reward Notice (1835)
Davidson, 13
1.Slave Narratives-- UNC
2.David Walker's Appeal, 1829
3. Frederick Douglass: "The Meaning of July 4th",1852

Week XII
Nov. 6  The Slaveholders

 

REMEMBER 

1.Douglass, ALL
2.John C. Calhoun on Slavery  

MAKE-UP DAY DEC. 6

Davidson, 13
George Fitzhugh on Slavery

Nov. 8

EXAMINATION #4 Lectures and Required Readings: Oct. 23-Nov. 6 --------------

Nov. 10

Slavery Defended:
The Missouri Crisis
Map of the Missouri Compromise Davidson, 10

     
Week XIII Nov. 13 Slavery Defended:
Nullification Crisis

1.South Carolina's Ordinance 
of Nullification
2.Andrew Jackson's  
Proclamation on
Nullification
 (From "The Defects of the Confederation" through "I consider then;" from "On such expositions" through "because it would be a solecism.")
Davidson, 11
Nov. 15 The Annexation of Texas and the War against Mexico

JUST 3 WEEKS TO MAKE-UP DAY DEC. 6th
Map of the Texas Republic Davidson, 14
1.The Inaugural Address of
James K. Polk
2.The Annexation of Texas
Nov. 17

The Slavery Extension Issue and the Election of 1848

The Wilmot Proviso

Davidson, 14


Week XIV Nov. 20 Compromise and Chaos 1.Map of  the 
Compromise of 1850
2.John C. Calhoun on the Compromise of 1850
3.The Crisis of 1850 (cartoon)
Davidson, 14
The Fugitive Slave Act of 1850
Nov. 22 ----------------- -----NO CLASS-----  THANKSGIVING -------------


Nov. 24 ----------------- -----NO CLASS----
  THANKSGIVING
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Week XV Nov. 27 The Birth of the Republican Party

JUST 1 WEEK TO-
--MAKE-UP DAY--DEC. 6th  121 Science Hall
1.The Republican Platform of 1856
2.Charles Sumner's Canning, (painting)
Davidson, 15
1.The 
Kansas-Nebraska 
Act
2.Lincoln on 
Kansas-Nebraska

3.Charles Sumner on Kansas
Nov. 29 Road to Disunion: Dred Scott &
Lecompton
--------------- Davidson, 15
1.The Dred Scott 
Decision

2.Lincoln's House Divided Speech
3.The Irrepressible Conflict, William Seward, 1858 
Dec. 1 John Brown II --------------- ------------------

Week XVI Dec. 4 John Brown's Raid & The Election of Abraham Lincoln 1.John Brown in Court
2.The Republican Platform of 1860
Davidson, 15

Dec. 6 The Southern Insurrection & The War for the Union








MAKE-UP ALL EXAMS
-
*--*-TODAY-*--*-
1PM-6PM!! 121 Science Hall
1.Slavery Expansion, Charleston Mercury, Feb. 28, 1860
2.The Texas Ordinance of   Secession
3.Abraham Lincoln's Second Inaugural Address


SIGNATURE ASSIGNMENT TO BE COLLECTED (see below for desciption)
Davidson, 15
1.The Democratic 

Platform of 1860 
(Douglass faction)

2.The Democratic 
Platform of 1860 
(Breckinridge 
faction)

3.N.Y. Legislature on Secession, Jan., 1861
4.Abraham Lincoln's First Inaugural Address
5.Abraham Lincoln's Abraham First Inauguration (photograph)
6.Songs of the Civil War

FINAL EXAMINATION: 
              Lectures and Required Readings: Nov. 10-Dec. 6

SECTION 3 (MWF 10-10:50)
MONDAY---DECEMBER  11---8AM-10:30AM  116UH

SECTION 4 (MWF 11-11:50)
WEDNESDAY--DECEMBER 13--11AM-1:30PM  116UH


              
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Course Requirements

ATTENDANCE

Regular attendance is STRONGLY recommended. Though regular attendance does not guarantee success in the class, STUDENTS CANNOT DO WELL WITHOUT ATTENDING EVERY LECTURE. Students who miss a class meeting should get notes for the class they miss from a fellow student. If they have any questions about the notes they receive, they should feel free to ask for clarification from the professor. The professor cannot give out class notes.

CLASS NOTES, LECTURE OUTLINES, GRADES, AND POWERPOINT SHOWS ARE NOT POSTED ON THE WEB OR ON "BLACKBOARD." NOT EVER!!

EXAMINATIONS


Four examinations will be given during the semester. They will each consist of 33 multiple choice questions and will cover the lectures and the required reading. Each examination will test knowledge of the material presented in the period immediately preceding the date of the exam.

IN ORDER TO PASS THE CLASS, STUDENTS MUST TAKE EACH OF THE EXAMINATIONS IF THEY PRESENT A VALID EXCUSE FOR MISSING AN EXAMINATION, THEY MUST MAKE IT UP BY TAKING A "MAKE-UP" EXAM.  "MAKE-UP" EXAMINATIONS WILL BE GIVEN ON WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 6TH FROM 1PM TO 6PM IN ROOM 121 SCIENCE HALL THIS IS THE ONLY TIME EXAMINATIONS CAN BE MADE UP.  STUDENTS WHO MISS EXAMINATIONS MUST PLAN TO TAKE "MAKE-UPS" AT THIS TIME.  MAKE-UP EXAMINATIONS WILL CONSIST OF ESSAY QUESTIONS.  THEY WILL ONLY BE GIVEN TO STUDENTS WHO MISS EXAMS.

EXAMINATION GRADES ARE FINAL. EXAMINATIONS CANNOT BE RETAKEN, DROPED, OR "MADE-UP."

INCOMPLETES ARE NOT GIVEN IN THIS CLASS.

 

FINAL EXAMINATION


There will be a final examination. It will cover the lectures and the required reading since the last examination and will consist of 33 multiple choice questions. Questions for the final examination will be drawn from areas listed in a study guide that will be placed on the web one week before the final examination takes place.

IN ORDER TO PASS THE CLASS, STUDENTS MUST TAKE THE FINAL EXAMINATION.

INCOMPLETES ARE NOT GIVEN IN THIS CLASS. 

 

STUDY GUIDE

 

Questions for the examinations, and for the final examination, will be drawn from areas listed in a study guide found on the course web page. Areas covered in each lecture will be entered in the study guide after each lecture takes place, ususally a few hours after the lecture is given. Students may consult the sutdy guide after the lecture to make sure that their notes to that day's lecture cover each area listed and they may use the sutdy guide to prepare for the examinations and for the final examination.

 

GRADING


THE FOUR EXAMINATIONS AND THE FINAL EXAMINATION ARE REQUIRED.  STUDENTS WHO DO NOT COMPLETE ALL OF THESE REQUIREMENTS WILL NOT PASS THE CLASS. 

INCOMPLETES ARE NOT GIVEN IN THIS CLASS.

N0 EXTRA CREDIT IS GIVEN IN THIS CLASS. Students are urged to devote all of their class work time to the lectures, the required readings, and preparation for the exams.

The course grade will be computed as follows:

Four examinations - 20% each = 80%
Final examination = 20%

 

SIGNATURE ASSIGNMENT

1. The Signature Assignment is a non-graded assignment. No class credit and no extra cerdit will be given for completing it.

It asks that you do the following:

In approximaely 3 typed pages, critically evaluate how the choices and actions of John Brown exhibited both personal and social responsibility, and how they reshaped society in the United States. You should base your essay on the John Brown film that was shown in class this semester.

2. On the last day of class the non-graded Signature Assignment will be collected. The assignment may also be turned in any time before the last class meeting, but not after.

3. The Signature Assigment is intended to demonstrate critical thinking skills and communication skills and you should focus on demonstrating these skills in your essay.

4. This non-graded assignment is a requirement of the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.

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IMPORTANT  INFORMATION:

1) Course Description: 

An introduction to the political, social, economic, and cultural history of the United States prior to 1865. This course is designed to help students understand and evaluate their society, comprehend the historical experience, and further develop reading and writing competencies and critical skills. The main emphasis of this course is on race relations, sectional conflict, and the political and economic development of the new nation.  This course makes extensive use of the internet.  All required assignments and most optional assignments are web-based.  Internet links give students direct access to a vast collection of required and optional primary source materials in both graphic and text form.

2) Student Learning Outcomes:

Students will be able to describe, identify, and explain the major trends and events in the political, social, economic, and cultural history of the United States prior to 1865.

3) Students are encouraged to contact the professor whenever they have questions either during office hours (open and appointment) or by email, however, email attachments cannot be opened. Due to budgetary constraints history faculty no longer have telephones in their offices.

4) Grades cannot be given out or discussed over the internet and they will not be posted on "Blackboard." However, students are welcome to ask the professor or teaching assistant before or after class, or during office hours, for their grades or their current class average. To find out the final exam grade, students may leave a stamped, self-addressed envelope or postcard with the GTAs at the final exam or in the professor's mail box in the History Department office, 202UH. Course grades can be discussed with the professor at the start of the following semester.

5) PLEASE TURN OFF ALL CELL PHONES AND SET ALL BEEPERS TO SILENT MODE WHILE IN CLASS. TEXT MESSAGING IS NOT ALLOWED DURING THE CLASS PERIOD OR DURING EXAMINATIONS.  
CELL PHONES MAY NOT BE VISIBLE DURING CLASS TIME OR DURING EXAMINATIONS.
THEY SHOULD BE SECRETED IN A PLACE WHERE THEY CANNOT BE SEEN, TOUCHED, OR HEARD
.

THE USE OF CAMERAS IN THE CLASSROOM IS ALSO STRICTLY PROHIBITED. THE TAKING OF PHOTGRAPHS OR SCREEN SHOTS IS NOT ALLOWED.

6) If you wish to use a tape recorder, please first see the professor to gain approval . 

7) LAPTOP COMPUTER USE OR THE USE OF I-PADS OR OTHER SUCH DEVICES IS STRICTLY PROHIBITED.

8) If you wish to audit the class, please first see the professor.

9) STUDENTS ARE URGED TO KEEP ALL OF THEIR EXAMINATIONS UNTIL COURSE GRADES ARE RECEIVED FROM THE REGISTRAR.  Clerical errors cannot be identified and corrected without the evidence provided by these test papers.

10) Students who come to class on time should keep the back rows of the classroom empty. Students who come in late or need to leave early should sit in the back rows.

 

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