History
 

The Family and the Law in American History

The Family and the Law in American History
The interaction of families with law and government as illustrated in original American sources; individual family histories reconstructed in the broader perspective of history.
HIST
317
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesHIST 217
 TaughtFall, Winter
 ProgramsContaining HIST 317
Course Outcomes: 

Effective Communication

Students will be able to produce genealogical research reports and narrative family histories and compiled lineages that are clear, precise and well-written;

Research Methodology

Students will be able to identify and solve basic historical and genealogical problems in the United States through primary and secondary source research, using library, archival and technological resources

Incorporate Historical Background

Students will be able to recognize and incorporate the historical background of the time and place in their genealogical research

Evidentiary Analysis

Students will be able to utilize a significant range of skills and abilities in critical genealogical evidentiary analysis and be able to distinguish that from historical analysis

Knowledge of Sources

Students will be able to demonstrate content knowledge of primary historical sources for the United States

Apply Research Skills

Students will be able to apply research skills learned to the search for their own ancestors and to assist others in their searches in the United States;

Using Genealogical Technology

Students will be able to explain the roles of New.FamilySearch.org and other FamilySearch.org programs, integrating in the process the academic knowledge from this course with a testimony of the current direction of family history in the LDS Church.