Colgate University

First-Year Course Offerings — Fall 2022

HIST 203   Age of the American Revolution (US)
Credits1
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DistributionSocial Relations,Inst.& Agents
Core AreaNone

Covers the age of the American Revolution, beginning with the Stamp Act Riots in 1765 and ending with the onset of the American Civil War in 1860. Topics include the pre-Revolutionary debates and turmoil, the war itself, popular post-war government, and the construction of the Constitution. From there, students survey the first presidential elections, the building of a federal government, and the expansion of the United States to the Mississippi River. Includes ample discussion of slavery and freedom, Forced Native American exile, violence in American society and the Women’s Movement. (US)