Friday, January 3, 2014

Welcome!

This is the course blog for History 151: Colonial Era to the Civil War for Spring 2014 at Hunter College, with instructor Mariel Isaacson, sections 003 (T/F 8:10 am-9:25 am) and 005 (T/F 9:45 am-11 am).

The required books for the course are :

Eric Foner's Give Me Liberty! An American History, Volume 1 and 

Eric Foner's Voices of Freedom: A Documentary History, Volume 1

Both new and used copies of the books will be available at Shakespeare and Company, located at 939 Lexington Avenue. You may also purchase ebooks through the publisher. Please have your books by the first day of class.

I'll look forward to meeting you on the first day of class, Tuesday, January 28. Enjoy your break!

-Mariel Isaacson


44 comments:

  1. Hi goodmorning..

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  2. Hello Section 005! Good morning!

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  3. Good Afternoon!

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  4. Steven Matthew HeltonJanuary 28, 2014 at 5:46 PM

    Good Evening!

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  5. Good evening! Hope everyone had a good day!

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  6. Good evening all!

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  7. Good Evening everyone! :)

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  8. Good Evening =)

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  9. Hello everyone!

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  10. Hello, I hope you all are having a good evening!

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  11. Faitha-Lee WilliamsJanuary 28, 2014 at 9:50 PM

    Good Evening everyone!

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  12. Hi, i just want to ask, for the book Give Me Liberty, do we need it in a specific edition?

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    1. Faitha-Lee WilliamsJanuary 29, 2014 at 10:40 AM

      Meiling Chen, I'm not 100% sure, but I thought Ms. Isaacson said that we can have any edition of Give me Liberty, as long as it is volume one.

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    2. Love to see you already answering each other's questions! Faitha-Lee and Devon are both right- I've ordered the Third Seagull edition, Volume 1 from Shakespeare and Company (939 Lexington Ave, across from Hunter), but any edition of Volume 1 will be fine. The page numbers might not match, but the content will be roughly the same.

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  13. Good evening, I hope everyone had a nice day.
    Meiling Chen, I believe we need the third edition, however you may want to confirm with Professor Isaacson.

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  14. Good Morning Everyone,
    Sorry for the very late comment !!

    - Chintal Bhavsar

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  15. Good morning! Hope everyone has a good day!

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  16. Hello, I hope that everyone is fine.

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  17. Good night everyone.

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  18. Hello everyone

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  19. Hello everyone! Hope your semesters are going well so far!

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  20. Hi everyone!

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  21. Hello! How is everyone doing? See ya tomorrow!

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  22. Faitha-Lee WilliamsJanuary 30, 2014 at 2:38 PM

    Hi everyone!

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  23. Faitha-Lee WilliamsJanuary 30, 2014 at 2:42 PM

    I'm about to start reading Voices of Freedom, has anyone completeed yet? Are we supposed to comment on the chapters before class tomorrow or after?

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    1. Faitha-Lee WilliamsJanuary 30, 2014 at 2:44 PM

      *completed it

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    2. Some free advice: read the Give Me Liberty text first to learn in broad strokes what happened, then the Voices of Freedom documents to learn some different perspectives on the period. We'll discuss both in class tomorrow, then you'll be able to apply what we talk about in class to the new blog post that will be available tomorrow.

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  24. Hey guys!

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  25. Hello fellow peers. Wish you all a good night!

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