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    William Paterson University
  Jan 19, 2018
2017-2018 Undergrad Catalog

HIST 1050 The Modern World

This course provides broad coverage of the formation of the modern world from the late 18th century to the present. It traces political, economic, social, and cultural developments and interactions among the principal regions of the world Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia and the Americas from the Atlantic Revolutions and their aftermath to our contemporary era. Topics include: the American, French and Haitian revolutions, the Latin American independence movements, industrialization, colonialism and anti-colonialism, nationalism, the World Wars and their aftermath, the Cold War, and globalization. Writing-intensive sections of HIST 1030  will require students to submit approximately 12 pages of formal writng, including a research paper, Blackboard discussion questions, in-class writing, and/or reading logs and journals. Prerequisite(s): BRI 1090 
Credits: 3.0