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Students enrolled in History 263 (American Cities) gather in front of the home of the late Eleanor Daley and the late Richard J. Daley, 3635 S. Lowe Avenue, Chicago. They visited this site in conjunction with a Chicago Neighborhood Field Study conducted by Professor Ebner on April 29, 2006.
History 120: Foundations of the American Republic
The origins of American society and the development of the United States from an under-developed new nation into a powerful national entity. Emphasis on the reading and analysis of documentary materials.
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History 121: Modern America
America's response to industrialism and its changing role in foreign affairs. Emphasis on the techniques of research and paper writing. (Meets GEC Freshman Writing Requirement.)
History 258: History of Sport
The evolution of sport in modern society, in its cultural, social, and economic dimensions. Largely focused on the American experience, but some attention to sport elsewhere in the world. Emphasis on 1850 to the present. 
History 263: American Cities

The changing functions, scale, and quality of urban society from the seventeenth century to the present. A historical framework for studying modern American metropolitan problems. Some fieldwork in Chicago.
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Research Project #2: Large American Cities
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History 300: Theory and Methods
How can we know what actually happened in the past? An examination of the basis of historical knowledge and the study of methodologies used for understanding the past. Emphasis will include social, intellectual, economic, and psychohistory as well as use of the Web as a research tool. Prerequisite: an introductory history course. Required of all history majors.  Examples of student research in this course include the following web sites:
History 355: American Social History
Conducted as a seminar. Topics include family, class, gender, race, ethnicity, and work. Prerequisite: History 120 or 121 or permission of the instructor. 

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