HIST 360A : LABOR MOVEMENTS
This course explores ideas of work, class, and labor movements in American history from the early 19th century to the present. Issues to be addressed in the pursuit of understanding labor are: stages of American industrialization and class formation; changes in carial, ethnic, and gender relations; and changes in values of work, leisure, and consumerism.
- Demonstrate a “historical mindedness”-- understanding the historical context of ideas, events, and issues.
- Demonstrate a sense of regionalism that incorporates geography, economics, politics, and culture.
- Demonstrate the contributions and world view of diverse populations of the region.
- Distinguish major themes from a regional perspective and from a national perspective.
- Demonstrate mastery of significant events, people, and ideas that shaped the region from the beginnings of human settlement.
- Analyze and synthesize critical primary and secondary source materials.
- Organize thoughts and communicate them clearly and concisely in written form and in oral discussions.
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