The Age of Revolutions, 1760-1824

HIST 0971G S01 [CRN: 14874]

In the middle of the eighteenth century, the Americas belonged to a handful of European monarchies; within a few decades, most of the Americas was composed of independent republics, some of the European monarchs were either deposed or quaking on their thrones. Usually considered separately, revolutions in British North America, France, Saint-Domingue (Haiti) and Spanish America had diverse local circumstances yet composed a single cycle of intellectual ferment, imperial reform, accelerating violence and, forging of new political communities. We will examine revolutions that helped create the world we live in. Enrollment limited to 20 first year students. E FYS WRIT
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Term
Fall 2014
Credit Hours
1.0
Maximum Enrollment
20
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Meetings
4:00 pm - 6:30 pm Tue - from Sep 3, 2014 to Dec 20, 2014
Exam Group Code
18 (Dec 12, 2014 9:00am)