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American Studies (AM ST)

AM ST 401 Revolution and Early Republic, 1765-1815 (3) American society and culture during the period of the Revolution and the Early Republic.

AM ST 401 Revolution and Early Republic 1765-1815 (3)

American society and culture during the period of the Revolution and Early Republic. The course satisfies the "area" requirement in history for undergraduate majors in American Studies, and is open to all majors. An objective of the course is for students to understand the significance of this formative period on the emergence of the United States as a nation. Students will examine the mythology of the Revolution as well as its historical record. They will consider the development of social and political institutions in the early years of the new nation, including the creation of pivotal texts of the Declaration of Independence and Constitution.
General Education: None
Diversity: None
Bachelor of Arts: None
Effective: Fall 2007
Prerequisite: 6 credits of American Studies or History or 5th semester standing

Note : Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details check the specific course syllabus.


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