The American Immigrant Experience
General Catalog Course Title:
The American Immigrant Experience
Terms Offered:
Spring 2016
Spring 2015
Spring 2014
Spring 2013
Spring 2012

The history of the United States is the history of migration. The course covers the evolution of the American population from about 20,000 BC with the goal of understanding the interdependent roles of history and demography. As an American cultures class, special attention is given to the experiences of 18th- and 19th-century African and European immigrants and 20th- and 21st-century Asian and Latin American immigrants. Two substantial laboratory assignments; facility with a spreadsheet program is assumed.

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