Wilfrid Laurier University Undergraduate Academic Calendar - 2015/2016
Canadian Excellence

Topics in North American History from the 1860s
0.5 Credit

Selected topics on comparative themes in North American history, drawing examples from the Canadian and American experiences from Confederation/the Civil War to the present. Such issues in American and Canadian history as the idea of the wild frontier vs. orderly settlement; the mosaic vs. the melting pot and the concept of an "undefended border" may be discussed.

Additional Course Information
3 lecture hours