HI 375 The American Frontier
S1LL 2007 LR
Jan. 15 - March 11, 2007
9:00 - 2:00 PM
Textbook: * Limerick. The Legacy of Conquest. W. W. Norton, 1988.
* Miller, Butler and Lewis, Major Problems in the history of the
American West, second edition. Houghton Mifflin, 1997.
* Etulain. Does the Frontier Experience Make America Exceptional? St. Martin, 1999.
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Class Assessment: Assesment will consit of a midterm and final exam, a paper and a presentation.
Midterm Exam 100 points
Final Exam 100 points
Presentation 50 points
Late Submission of Course Materials: No work will be taken late. If you miss a test you will have 5
day to make it up. All make up tests must be taken in the Park
office durning regular business hours.
Classroom Rules of Conduct:
All Park polices will be in place during this course.
Course Topic/Dates/Assignments: RESEARCH PAPER:
Topic: Research of a 19th Century issue
involving American frontier economics, European-Native American
interaction, demographics, institutions, popular culture, or cultural
Length: 10 pages content… must include title page and bibliography also
Content: The paper should not only
research the issue, event or myth, but the paper should evaluate the
issue's, event's or idea's importance to the frontier.
Research Requirements: The paper should
use at least TEN books or journal articles. Book reviews and
Internet material may be used in addition to the TEN texts or
journals. Citations must be included (no anonymous Internet
information). Papers and presentations are due Saturday, December 3,
2005. Papers and presentations will not be accepted late.
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