The Early Republic of the United States
Osher (50+). This course provides an overview of the formative period of the United States.
About this course:This course explores the issues of the United States during the formative years of the republic. Focusing on the time period between the turn of the 19th century and the U.S.-Mexico War, we examine the following topics: Native American conflicts, the American political economy, expansion of Atlantic slavery, women in American society, popular and material culture, religion, and westward expansion. Throughout the course, we analyze whether the United States was becoming more or less democratic during this period.
Spring 2020 Schedule
These courses meet regularly and are fully online. Click “See Details” below for more information.
Plus members pay only $40 for this course. Visitors not permitted. Please download a free version of zoom at https://zoom.us/ to participate in this course.
You must be a current member of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at UCLA to enroll in this course. To become a member, proceed with enrolling in an OLLI course and you will be prompted to purchase a membership during checkout. For more information about OLLI, visit the Osher website.