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MILH536 - The American Revolution

 

This course addresses the War for American Independence from the outset in April 1775 with the events at Concord and Lexington, Massachusetts through the return of the British main force to New York in the summer of 1778 to the final victory at Yorktown. The course analyzes not only the specific events - battles, campaigns, and engagements - but also addresses the nature of strategic decision-making, political issues, leadership, and nature of the opposing forces as well as the context of the War for American Independence in general.

 

Prerequisites

N/A

Corequisites

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Schedule of Classes

Registration Dates Course Dates Session
08/27/18 - 02/01/19 02/04/19 - 03/31/19 Winter 2019 Session I - 8 Week session
11/26/18 - 05/03/19 05/06/19 - 06/30/19 Spring 2019 Session I - 8 Week session

Course Materials

Previous Syllabi

Book Title: Glorious Cause : American Revolution : 1763-1789
ISBN: 9780195315882
Publication Info: Oxford University Press
Author: Middlekauff, Robert
Unit Cost: $26.35
Electronic ISBN: N/A
Electronic Unit Cost: N/A

Book Title: People Numerous and Armed : Reflections on the Military Struggle for American Independence
ISBN: 9780472064311
Publication Info: Ann Arbor Books
Author: Shy, John
Unit Cost: $26.35
Electronic ISBN: N/A
Electronic Unit Cost: N/A