U.S. History since 1877, section 22250
Dr. Storrs, Fall 2008
Course Schedule, with links to lecture outlines and terms, and links to study questions for Reader assignments
Full Syllabus
(NOT updated since Hurricane Ike))
Practice qu
iz;; Answers to practice quiz
Midterm I review sheet
; Midterm I letter grade scale
Midterm II review sheet
Midterm II letter grade scale
Final exam review sheet
Extra Credit:
Study questions on Bailey and Farber, First Strange Place
Rosie the Riveter; (WWII poster)
Class Announcements:

If your final course grade shows as NR in PeopleSoft, do not panic!
We will report your grade by midnight on Mon 12/22. One of the TAs became severely ill on Saturday and we were unable to complete grading for about 40 students. Thank you for your understanding.

Spring 09 history classes that build on this class:
Dr Young Hist 3394 Liberals v. Conservatives: US Political History since 1933, T Th 4-5:30
-Dr Storrs Hist 3320 US Women's History, T Th 1-2:30

--Final exam
is on THURS Dec 18, 2-5, Aud 1 AH.

--Foner textbook:  1) UH bookstore will buy back the textbook until a few days after the final exam 
Food for Thought (optional, history-related links for your edification):
Fiscal policy and foreign policy are entwined (NYT 11/30/08)
Greenspan concedes error on regulation
(NYT 10/23/08)

Deregulation and the current economic crisis (NYT 10/3/08)
;Don't Blame the New Deal; 9/28/08
Chernow, The Lost Tycoons;9/28/08
History News Network (current events in historical perspective, ie economic crisis, 2008 election, Iraq war, etc)
--Left perspective:
--Right perspective:
--US college grads and  income inequality

Are college professors too liberal?
If you need assistance regarding this course, please contact the TAs or the professor (see syllabus for contact information). Additional resources for students at  the University of Houston include Academic Advising, Learning Support Services, the UH Writing Center,; University Counseling and Psychological Services, the Women's Resource Center, the Center for Students with DisABILITIES and Student Legal Services (713-743-5450).
Campus Events:
Academic Honesty: Cheating of any form will not be tolerated. A violation may result in an F for the course and a mark on your permanent record, thereby restricting your career opportunities. For further information, see www.uh.edu/provost/stu/stu_syllabsuppl.html, and UH's Academic Honesty policy in the current Undergrad Studies Catalog.