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2020-2021 Undergraduate Academic Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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HU 4480 - American Revolution

3 lecture hours 0 lab hours 3 credits
Course Description
This course examines the American Revolution by focusing upon the development of an American identity in the eighteenth century, the causes and consequences of the American Revolution, the responses of various groups (particularly Patriots, Loyalists, American Indians, slaves, and women) to the American Revolution, the development of the Constitution, and the establishment and development of the American republic to 1800. (prereq: none)
Course Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
  • Explain the idea of Republicanism and how it was central to the American Revolution
  • Explain the nature of the British Empire and why its ambiguities caused the American Revolution
  • Explain the reasons why some Americans remained loyal to the British Empire and how this affected the outcome of the American Revolution
  • Explain the various ideologies concerning government that shaped the writing of the United States Constitution
  • Explain how the various debates and crises of the Early Republic resulted in the First American Party System

Prerequisites by Topic
  • None

Course Topics
  • None

Dr. Patrick Jung

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