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Last approved: Wed, 21 Jan 2015 09:20:17 GMT

Last edit: Fri, 16 Jan 2015 19:38:31 GMT

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Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
History (HIST)
Revolutionary America
Revolutionary America
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The American revolutionary era from the movement for independence through the establishment of the new federal government under the Constitution. Emphasis on changes to the inhabitants of North America, including Native Americans, African Americans, and European Americans, as well as to the broader Atlantic world.
Students who complete this course should be able to describe both verbally and in writing the main causes, themes, and outcomes of the American Revolution. In addition, students should be able to identify the differences between secondary and primary sources, discern the main arguments of secondary sources, and analyze primary documents. Students should also demonstrate the ability to synthesize material from a wide range of historical sources in formulating their own informed interpretations of the American founding era. Last, they should be able to communicate those interpretations to the instructor and their classmates in a clear, coherent manner.

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CCAS-Amer.Studies Focus Area 2
CCAS - GCR: Humanities
ESIA-Americas GCR (Pre2010)
SPHHS-Humanities Courses
SEAS - Humanities Electives

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