History
 

Latin America in the Age of Revolution, 1750-1850

Latin America in the Age of Revolution, 1750-1850
Examine the origins of the Latin American revolutions for independence, the course of the wars, and the struggles to form new nations. The course considers the issues new nations confronted and the concepts of cultural continuity, including ramifications today.
HIST
295
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesHIST 200 & HIST 252
 TaughtFall Contact Department, Winter Contact Department
Course Outcomes: 

Historical knowledge of the Age of Revolution

Students will obtain historical knowledge of the Age of Revolution in general, and of Latin American revolutions in particular.

Reading primary and secondary sources

Students will be able to read and understand both primary and secondary historical sources, and how those sources have been used in Age of Revolution historiography, and to be able to express that understanding in writing.

Effective historical research

Students will further develop their ability to write clearly, persuasively, and logically, using primary and secondary sources found in the library and elsewhere.