HIS 315 - American Roots

A study of the family as a major institution in American culture, and examination of immigration and migration patterns of several ethnic and racial groups. Discussion of the effects of historical forces upon ordinary people; problems associated with prejudice and assimilation; tracing the changing roles of women, men, and children; utilizing different kinds of records and evidence to write a three generational family history.

Prerequisite(s): 9 credits in HIS.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Fall 2015