Catalog of Abilene Christian College, 1924-1925 Page: 56
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ABILENE CHRISTIAN COLLEGE
founding of the American colonies to 1860. Text: Bassett's, A
Short History of the United States. Summer quarter.
153.-American History. This is a study of the causes of
the Civil War, the struggle between the states, and the reorganization
after the War. Special emphasis is placed on the political,
industrial, and social achievements of our country up to the present
time. Text: Bassett's, A Short History of the United States.
213.-Constitutional History of the United States. This
course begins with the steps leading up to the Constitutional
Convention; the convention itself; and the testing on the Constitution.
Text: Fiske's The Critical Period.
222.-Contemporary American History. Topics: The leading
issues of current politics, social and industrial movements
Beard's Contemporary American History.
232.-History of Greece. A general survey of Greek history,
tracing the political and intellectual development of the people.
242.-Roman History. In this course special emphasis is
placed upon the period of the later republic and the early empire.
245.-Ancient Civilization. A brief survey of the contributions
of the ancient world to European civilization, the development
of the political, social, and economic life of the Greek people,
and the growth of the Roman system of government.
255.-Medieaval Civilization. A brief survey of the contribution
of Middle Ages to European Civilization, the Federal system,
the Christian Church, the Holy Roman Empire, the rise of
national states, the Renaissance, and the Reformation. Formerly
History 315. Text: Thorndike, History of Mediaeval Europe.
265.-Europe and the Great War. Among the specific topics
which will be discussed are the rise and the fall of the German
Empire, imperialism and World politics, in the nineteenth and
twentieth centuries, and the World War.
322.-History of Germany. This course is a brief survey of
German history since 1740. The development of the Empire is
traced and the ideals and institutions are studied. Special emphasis
is given on her part in the World War.
332.-History of the Far East. This is an intensive problem
course on Japan, China, Oceania and the possessions of the different
World Powers in the Far East. The international rela
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Abilene Christian College. Catalog of Abilene Christian College, 1924-1925, book, June 1924; Abilene, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth45926/m1/58/: accessed December 17, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Abilene Christian University Library.