7021 - History 11 - Class Information

Political and Social History of the United States I

Summer 2009

3 Units, (UC: CSU)

A survey of political and social developments which shaped this nation from the Colonial era through the Civil War.

Meets: Meets the State and degree requirements in U.S. History, U.S. Constitution and California State and Local Government.

Prerequisites: None.


Garry Roleder, M.A.
Email: garro11@yahoo.com
Office Hours: Tues and Thurs 3:30-7:00 PM
 (818) 364-7600, ext. 7167

Classroom Location Schedule

 Day  Campus  Time  Location
 Saturday   L.A. City  College   09:00 AM - Noon   AD, Rm. 309 
 Saturday   L.A. Harbor College  01:30 - 04:30 PM  Northeast Academic Hall  Rm. 207 
 Sunday  L.A. Pierce  College   09:00 AM - Noon   Village Bldg. Rm. 8112
 Sunday  L.A. Valley College  01:30 - 04:30 PM  Foreign Language Bldg, Rm. 108 

Click here for directions and maps to the campuses.



The Unfinished Nation: A Concise History of the American People, Volume 1
  • Author: Brinkley, Alan
  • Edition: 5th Edition, 2008
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill
  • ISBN: 978-0-0733--0701-5


Distance Learning Study Guide for The Unfinished Nation
  • Edition: 2nd Edition, 2007
  • Author: Intelecom
  • Publisher:  Intelecom
  • ISBN: 978-1-58370-081-5

Textbooks may be purchased at the CityMission , Valley, and Pierce College bookstores.

Textbooks are available in the college libraries.  Most libraries have the texts on Reserve, (two hour use, in the library) some libraries have copies in the General Collection.  Individual Library Policies apply and they may be different at each campus.Generally, students must have a valid student ID for the campus they intend to use to check out or use library materials. For example, to check out books from Pierce College Library students must have a valid Pierce College Student ID.  Students who enrolled only in ITV classes may obtain a Mission College ID through the Admissions Office at Mission College.


The Unfinished Nation, Part I

American history -from the earliest migration to the North American continent to the Civil War and Reconstruction.

Where to Watch Videos

Cable Channel LA36

Video broadcasts are available on cable channel LA36. The broadcast schedule is below.

Broadcast Schedule

All videos are closed captioned.
Buy the Videos

Videos may be purchased at the Pierce College Bookstore.  or LA Mission College Bookstore.

Watch the Videos on Campus

Videos may be viewed at the Learning Resource Centers of:

Los Angeles City College
East Los Angeles College
Los Angeles Harbor College
Los Angeles Mission College
Pierce College
Los Angeles Southwest College
Los Angeles Trade-Technical College
Los Angeles Valley College
West Los Angeles College

You must bring your Student ID or fee receipt with you to watch them.

Online Course Website

June 15th is the official start date of the term. If you enrolled after that date, you can expect a delay of 2-3 business days in accessing the class website. 

You must log in separately for each course you are enrolled in.

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