This unit examines the creation of the United States of America by focusing on two significant conflicts. We begin by studying the origins and outcomes of the eighteenth century American War of Independence - an event that was both a civil war within the British Empire and an American Revolution. We then study how tensions within the new republic, particularly over slavery, led to an American Civil War in the nineteenth century that had profound national and international significance.
|Unit name||Making Modern America: Revolution and Civil War|
|Faculty/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Humanities
|Discipline||History and Classics|
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
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|Hobart||Semester 2||On-Campus||Off-Campus||International International||Domestic Domestic|
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25 points at Introductory level in any discipline in any faculty
On Campus - Hobart: 2 x 50 minute weekly lectures, plus weekly tutorials.
On Campus - Launceston: 2 x 50 minute weekly lectures via MyLO mymedia plus weekly videolink tutorials.
Off Campus: 2 x 50 minute weekly lectures via MyLO mymedia plus online discussions.
2500-word essay (40%), short written exercise of 500 words (10%), tutorial participation (10%) , 2-hr exam (40%)
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