HIST 65100: American Environmental History
This course will explore topics including: Rise of National Parks, Chicago Sanitation Movement, 1871 Peshtigo Fire, 1889 Johnstown Flood, 1906 San Francisco Earthquake, Dust Bowl, Oil Shock of 1973, and Love Canal/Superfund. What lessons have we learned, or not? Are we better prepared today than we were yesterday for ‘natural’ disasters? Participants will choose 16 topics/modules (2 modules a week over the course of 8 weeks) that are most pertinent to the classes you teach or your personal interests.
Please review the syllabus for full course information.
This is a Fall I course. Participants may register for one Full Semester course OR one course each in Fall I and Fall II.
Related Courses by Institution
HIST 65000 Teaching the History Survey Course (Winter/Spring 2021)
HIST 59000 World Civilization Through Film
HIST 57300 The Long Nineteenth Century (Fall 2021)
HIST 59000 African American History Since 1865 (Winter/Spring 2022)
HIST 55200 Colonial America (Summer 2022)
HIST 65100 American Environmental History (Fall I 2022)
HIST 59000 Women in History (Fall II 2022)
HIST 59000 Era of World Wars I and II (Winter/Spring I 2023)
HIST 59600 The American City (Winter/Spring II 2023)
HIST 55500 Emergence of Modern America (Summer I 2023)
HIST 59000 Civil War and Reconstruction (Summer II 2023)