2017-2018 Undergraduate Academic Catalogue 
    
    Sep 24, 2020  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Academic Catalogue [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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HS 466 - Seminar: Revolutionary Lives: Biography and the New Nation

(3.00 cr.)

Prerequisite: One HS 100-level course, one HS 300-level course. Employs biography as a lens to explore the era of the American Revolution and Early American Republic. Biographies of the famous (e.g., Washington, Hamilton, Franklin, Paine) and not so-famous (e.g. a Boston shoemaker, a Maine midwife, and an enslaved African American in Charleston, SC) are used to examine how individuals shaped, and were shaped by, larger social, political, economic, and cultural shifts that occurred during these tumultuous years. The specific topics/biographies vary by year. Written or electronic permission of the instructor. IU



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