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American Jewish History, 1492-2001

HIST 210
Fall 2012
Section: 01  
Crosslisting: AMST 223
Certificates: Jewish and Israel Studies

This course will explore the history of Jews in the United States, reaching back to the colonial period but emphasizing the 19th and 20th centuries. We will discuss a wide variety of issues including immigration; business; living conditions; popular culture; religious practices; intergroup relations and prejudices; politics; marriage with non-Jews; life in the South; the impact of developments in Germany, Russia, and the Middle East on American Jews; and their connections with Jews in other parts of the world.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: SBS HIST
Course Format: Lecture / DiscussionGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (AMST)(SISP-Hist Conc)
Past Enrollment Probability: 90% or above

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