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HIST 318 The American Revolution and Early Republic, 1763-1815

Prerequisite: HIST 217 or permission of the instructor. (First semester—as needed/3 credits) 

This course examines the constitutional, political, economic, military and social developments during that period of American history encompassing the American Revolution, the Articles of Confederation, the Constitution and the early republic through the War of 1812. Emphasis will be on the challenges facing the new nation, including the meanings of the American Revolution and how these meanings were manifested in the creation of the American republic.