The Early American Republic, 1789-1815 HIST4141
Academic Session: 2013-14
School: School of Humanities
Level: Level 4 (SCQF level 10)
Typically Offered: Semester 2
Available to Visiting Students: Yes
This course examines the crucial formative era of the United States as a new nation. It starts with brief attention to the colonial period, then looks intensively at political, martial, and social developments during the long Revolutionary War, and concludes by exploring how those forces and experiences influenced late-eighteenth and early-nineteenth century America in a variety of ways, many of which were unanticipated.
This course will be offered at least twice weekly via lectures and/or seminars and taught as scheduled in MyCampus
Requirements of Entry
Available to all students fulfilling requirements for Honours entry into History, and by arrangement to visiting students or students of other Honours programmes.
Coursework - class essay (2000 words approximately)
Examination duration - 120 mins
Coursework - seminar presentation
Main Assessment In: April/May