The page uses Browser Access Keys to help with keyboard navigation. Click to learn moreSkip to Navigation

Different browsers use different keystrokes to activate accesskey shortcuts. Please reference the following list to use access keys on your system.

Alt and the accesskey, for Internet Explorer on Windows
Shift and Alt and the accesskey, for Firefox on Windows
Shift and Esc and the accesskey, for Windows or Mac
Ctrl and the accesskey, for the following browsers on a Mac: Internet Explorer 5.2, Safari 1.2, Firefox, Mozilla, Netscape 6+.

We use the following access keys on our gateway

n Skip to Navigation
k Accesskeys description
h Help
    Shepherd University
  Dec 16, 2017
2017-2018 Shepherd University Catalog
[Add to Portfolio]

HIST 309 - West Virginia and the Appalachian Region

(3 cr) This course explores the development of the Appalachian region with an emphasis on the history of western Virginia and the state of West Virginia. It will place the region within its national and global contexts and will examine the geographical, political, economic, and cultural aspects of the area's history. Specific topics covered in the course include early European settlement, sectional conflict and the West Virginia statehood movement, cultural diversity, and the development of the extraction economy. Throughout the semester students will analyze the impact of national events on the mountain south and will develop an understanding of the current problems facing the region through a detailed study of its past.

[Add to Portfolio]