This course guide includes information specific to Dr. Liz Monroe's A303 Early American Republic, 1787-1828 Fall 2016 history course.
Later in the semester the class will be heavily using the Indiana Territory Court Order Books.
History A303 Early American Republic, 1787-1828
Fall, 2016 Section 31694
Classroom: IHS Library Classroom
Instructor: E.B. Monroe
Office CA 529
Telephone (317) 278-225
Graduate Assistant: James Porter
Office CA 506
Office Hours: Monday 10:00-2:00
and by appointment
Librarian: Kristi Palmer
GOALS: This course will acquaint students with the broad sweep of history in the period from the writing of the U.S. Constitution (1787) to the close of the Jeffersonian Era (1828). Students will gain a substantive understanding of the events, personalities, and attitudes of the era, the techniques and materials of research on topics related to it, and the historiography of the era as it relates to their own research. Assignments related to historical research and writing will be an integral part of weekly activities. The products of the course itemized below at evaluation identify about 25 pages of formal written assignments plus one quiz and one exam to be completed by each student.