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Modern European History
MOD EUROPE HIS
CLASS CODE: HIST 310 CREDITS:  3
DIVISION: LANGUAGE & LETTERS
DEPARTMENT: HISTORY, GEOGRAPHY, POLITICAL SCIENCE
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

DESCRIPTION: Europe from 1750 to the present with a particular emphasis on its intellectual and industrial leadership in the world as well as the perils of nationalism and the promise of European integration.
TAUGHT: Summer 2004, Fall, 2004, Summer 2005
CONTENT AND TOPICS: The peoples of America before Columbus, Spanish Conquest of America, African bondage, colonizing int eh 17th century, creating a nation with Indian and White relations, abolitionism and women's rights.
GOALS AND OBJECTIVES: Explore selected themes in Modern Europe progressively through four components, summary, analysis, syntheses, and evaluation.
Analyze and understand key relevant historic documents through contrasting perspectives.
Be introduced to the synthesis of key interpretive through differing histriography methodologies.
Develop critical thinking in order to weigh historic validity and context through evaluation.
REQUIREMENTS: Students will be required to read 1,000+ pages, write a 10 page paper, give an oral presentation using Power Point, and know the basic work of 25 significant scholars in the field.

PREREQUISITES: No prerequisites, but students are encouraged to have AmHer 170, Hist 201-202 and Hist 300. All students in 300-level courses will be expected to know how to research, write and document a basic historical essay.
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EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2001