Apr 18, 2021  
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HIST 470 - People and Everyday Life in Early America


Units: 3
Three hours lecture per week
The course focuses on those ordinary men and women whose daily works and activities made what American society was. It covers the time span from the 1600’s to the early 1800’s. Topics include, but not limited to, popular religion, work ethics and labor systems, family and marriage, festivities, leisure, and games, law and order, mass-control policies, crime and punishment, trades, craftsmanship, farming and industries, issues of gender, race, and ethnicities, early popular unrest, collective actions, and protests.



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