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HIS 259 - The American Revolution

Course Description: This course will examine the creation of an American nation out of thirteen colonies from 1763 to 1789 and the limits of that creation. Topics include the social, economic and political roots of colonial resistance to British power, the decisions for revolution and independence, the rise and fall of the confederation and the creation of the Constitution. Special attention will be devoted to historical decision-making during critical moments of the revolution, such as the Second Continental Congress of 1775-1777, and writing and ratification of the Constitution in 1787-88.

Course Rotation: NYC: TBA

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Tutorial

History Department

Course Attributes:
Area of Knowledge II

Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: