HST 305: U.S. in the Age of Revolution

Prerequisite: Course not open to Freshmen

General Education requirement: Cultural & Artistic/Diversity

A study of the period from 1760s to the 1820s, concentrating on the development of political ideas and practices. Topics will include the Revolution, its origins and consequences; the Constitution; the rise of political parties; Jeffersonian and Jacksonian democracy; and territorial expansion.