HIST 2020 Schedule

Week 1

M  8/28:   Course introduction

W  8/30:   Course introduction

F   9/1:   The Compromise of 1877

Week 2

M  9/4:   NO CLASS (Labor Day)

W  9/6:   Remembering the Civil War

F   9/8:   Remembering the Civil War

DUE: Two possible research paper topics by Saturday, Sept. 9, 11:59 pm

Week 3

M  9/11:   Research Paper Topic

W  9/13:   Finding Secondary Sources

F   9/15:   The Spanish-American War

Week 4

M  9/18:   The Spanish-American War

W  9/20:   Hollywood

F   9/22:   Hollywood

Week 5

M  9/25:   Hollywood

W  9/27:   Hollywood

F   9/29:   Secondary Source Bibliography Workshop

DUE: Secondary source bibliography by Sunday, Oct. 1, at 11:59 pm

Week 6

M  10/2: Finding Primary Sources

W  10/4: Finding Primary Sources

F   10/6:   CLASS CANCELLED

Week 7

M  10/9:   Kotex

W  10/11:   Kotex

F  10/13:   World War II and the Yellow Peril

Week 8

M  10/16:   NO CLASS (fall break)

W   10/18:   World War II and the Yellow Peril

F   10/20:   NO CLASS

DUE: Primary source bibliography by Sunday, Oct. 22, at 11:59 pm

Week 9

M  10/23:   The Cold War and the Model Minority

W  10/25:   The Cold War and the Model Minority

F   10/27:   NO CLASS

Week 10

M  10/30:   Writing a Thesis Statement

W  11/1:   Birth Control and the Sex Revolution

F   11/3:   Birth Control and the Sex Revolution

DUE: Thesis statement by Sunday, Nov. 5, at 11:59 pm

Week 11

M  11/6:   Equal Rights Amendment

W  11/8:   Equal Rights Amendment

F   11/10:   Thesis-Driven Bibliography Workshop

Week 12

M  11/13:   Memphis Burning

W  11/15:   Memphis Burning

F   11/17:   Memphis Burning

Week 13

M  11/20:   Memphis Burning

DUE: Thesis-driven bibiliography by Tuesday, Nov. 21, at 11:59 pm

W  11/22:   NO CLASS (Thanksgiving)

F   11/24:   NO CLASS (Thanksgiving)

Week 14

M  11/27:   Revision Workshop

W  11/29:   The Kardashians

F   12/1:   The Kardashians

Week 15

M  12/4:   Conclusion

W  12/6:   More conclusion

DUE: Research project by Friday, Dec. 8, at 12:30 pm