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Department of History

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The study of history provides a unique perspective and understanding of the human condition, past and present. The examination and comprehension of history aids in the development of the research, analytical, and communicative skills needed in many fields. read more

Professor Phyllis Jestice
Department Chair

Department News

History Major Natalie Carey Blogs about her Tea Plantation Internship!
Posted on 28 June 2016 | 3:36 pm
Charleston’s First Tea Party: December 3, 1773 By the 1770’s, tea trading was a vital industry in colonial America. Parliament’s Townshend Duties tax began to put a strain on the colonists’ use of tea as a source of income. When parliament ruled to repeal the Townshend duties, it was with the exception of the tax […]
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Spring 2016 Commencement
Posted on 13 June 2016 | 2:40 pm
Congratulations to our Spring 2016 graduates!    
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