OWU HIST 114 - Introduction to Modern American History (7 pages)

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Ohio Wesleyan University
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Hist 114 - Introduction to Modern American History
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History 114 Introduction to Modern American History Professor Michael Flamm Elliott Hall 740 368 3634 Office Hours M 12 1 W 4 6 F 2 3 or by appt Ohio Wesleyan University mwflamm owu edu Spring 2011 Texts Alan Brinkley The Unfinished Nation Vol II Sixth Edition Eleanor Clift Founding Sisters John Chalberg Rickey and Robinson John Ehrman and Michael Flamm Debating the Reagan Presidency All texts are available at the bookstore The indicates the text is also on reserve in the library Grades Class participation Class preparation Class exams 10 percent 45 percent 45 percent Class participation will include regular attendance informed discussion in class assignments the Reagan debate and a mandatory conference The discussion questions serve as a general guide to particular topics Class preparation will include reading essays memos quizzes and worksheets Class exams will include two hourlies and a final In this category I will reward improvement over the course of the semester Students should also expect to demonstrate a sense of responsibility by using the restroom in advance and arriving on time lateness is disruptive and disrespectful Please turn off cell phones and refrain from texting or eating during class Deadlines January 24 February 7 February 18 March 14 March 25 April 18 May Reading worksheet Cross of Gold Reading essay 1 Clift Hourly exam 1 Reading essay 2 Chalberg Hourly exam 2 Reading quiz Ehrman Flamm Final exam Late work when accepted will result in substantial penalties one full letter grade per day If you need an extension contact me in advance not the day the assignment is due Academic misconduct such as plagiarism or cheating will lead to severe sanctions in full accordance with university policy For changes or updates please consult Blackboard Topics and Assignments due in class that day unless otherwise announced Week One January 10 14 Course Introduction The Construction of the New South Due Brinkley chapter 15 Discussion 1 How new was the New South 2



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