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American Revolution


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Course level: Upper Division

This course examines the American Revolutionary period from 1763 to 1789. Emphasis will be given to the causes of the American Revolution, the military course of the war, the political administration of the conflict, and the cultural impact on all Americans. The course will conclude with the development of the Constitution as closure of the revolutionary era. Topics in this course will address aspects of the political, economic, social, and cultural history of the American Revolution.

What you'll learn

Course skills and outcomes

Causes of the American Revolution

The American Revolutionary Moment

The American Revolutionary War

A Revolution for Whom? The Effect on Native Americans, African Americans, and Women

Legacies of the American Revolution


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