21H.228 American Classics

Class Info

Students read, discuss, and write about critical works in American history from the 17th through the 20th centuries. Includes writings by early Puritan writers, Franklin, Paine, Jefferson, and Madison; Lewis and Clark; Frederick Douglass; Harriet Beecher Stowe; the Lincoln-Douglas debates; U. S. Grant, W. E. B. Dubois, Andrew Carnegie, Horatio Alger, F. D. Roosevelt, Betty Friedan, and Martin Luther King, Jr. May also include music, recorded speeches, television programs, visual images, or films. Enrollment limited

This class has no prerequisites.

21H.228 will not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Spring semester, and will be instructed by C. Wilder.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This class counts as a HASS H. This class counts as a CI-H.

In the Spring 2014 Subject Evaluations, 21H.228 was rated 5.4 out of 7.0. You can find more information on MIT OpenCourseWare at the American Classics site or on the 21H.228 Stellar site.

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