HIST 314 Revolutionary America

3 credits, Spring

Explores the American Revolutionary era that transformed America and the world in the last half of the eighteenth century. It will study such topics as the American Revolution as a military and political struggle and as a war of ideas, the writing of the U.S. Constitution, the establishment of political parties and the election to office of Thomas Jefferson. The class will also examine the history of women, Native Americans, and African Americans.

Prerequisite(s): A 100- or 200-level American history class and ENG 152 or equivalent

General Education: Humanities

Alternate years: Odd-numbered