21H.201 The American Revolution


Class Info

English and American backgrounds of the Revolution; issues and arguments in the Anglo-American conflict; colonial resistance and the beginnings of republicanism; the Revolutionary War; constitution writing for the states and nation; and effects of the American Revolution. Concerned primarily with the revolutionary origins of American government and laws. Readings emphasize documents from the period--pamphlets, correspondence, the minutes or resolutions of resistance organizations, constitutional documents and debates.

This class has no prerequisites.

21H.201 will be offered this semester (Spring 2017). It is instructed by J. Cullon.

Lecture occurs 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM on Mondays and Wednesdays in 4-253.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This class counts as a HASS H.

In the Spring 2016 Subject Evaluations, 21H.201 was rated 6.3 out of 7.0. You can find more information at the 21H.201 Class Site site or on the 21H.201 Stellar site.

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