HIST 230 - Revolutions in Modern History
Examines the American, French, Russian, Chinese, and other national revolutions, emphasizing a comparative analysis of the individuals, groups, movements, events, issues, ideas, and other forces that shaped each revolution.
Prerequisite Placement in ENGL& 101 or instructor permission.
Course-level Learning Objectives (CLOs)
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Identify and analyze the history of each individual revolution, as well as the impact of one or more revolution upon another.
- Identify and analyze seminal individuals, groups, movements, events, issues, ideas, and other forces that shaped one or more modern revolution.
- Identify and analyze the role of race, class, gender, geography, and religion on modern revolutionary movements.
- Identify and analyze the role of various “isms” that influenced modern revolutionary movements, such as imperialism, federalism, socialism, Marxism-Leninism, and nationalism.
- Compare/contrast modern revolutions on cause, characteristics, and impact.
- Examine and evaluate historical information/arguments from different source forms.
- Express their findings in formal/informal writing, classroom discussion, online discussion, research projects, and/or oral presentation.
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