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Fell, James E, Jr. Lecturer

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Research

research overview

  • My research focuses on the history of mining and metallurgy in the American West.

keywords

  • American Economic and Business History, American West, Colorado History

Teaching

courses taught

  • HIST 1015 - American History to 1865
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2019 / Summer 2019 / Fall 2019
    Examines American history from pre-Columbian times to the Civil War, including ancient cultures, exploration, colonization, Native American responses, the rise of race slavery, the American Revolution, political developments, Anglo-American expansion, slave life and culture, the market revolution, industrialization, reform and disunion. Introduces students to history as a dynamic discipline that shapes our understanding of the past and present. Meets MAPS requirement for social science: general or U.S. history.
  • HIST 1025 - American History since 1865
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2019 / Summer 2019 / Fall 2019
    Explores political, social and cultural changes in American life since Reconstruction. Focuses on shifting social and political relations as the U.S. changed from a nation of farmers and small-town dwellers to an urban, industrial society; the changing meaning of American identity in a society divided by ethnicity, race and class; and the emergence of the U.S. as a world power.

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