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2020-2021 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HIS 3223 - Revolutionary America (3)

When Offered: Spring. Odd-numbered years
This course explores the history of the U.S. from the events leading up to the American Revolution and the fight for Independence through the founding of the United States and the election of 1800, ending with the second American Revolution (the War of 1812). The course focuses on the social and cultural effects of the war and its aftermath. It also examines the shaping of the New Republic; the founding of political parties; the Second Great Awakening; and the role of women, Native Americans, and African Americans in those processes. The course places special attention on the role of the backcountry in the shaping of the Early Republic.