New York at the end of slavery. Chicago during the protests of 1968. Charleston, South Carolina, as the revolution teeters on the brink of collapse when British forces inflict one of the worst defeats on rebellious colonists and threaten to retake all of the American south. In this unit you study a significant episode in American history in a semester-long seminar with an expert in the field. You'll develop skills in assessing evidence and understanding events and issues in context.
1x2hr seminar/week, 1x1hr lecture/week
1x2500wd Essay (45%), 1x500wd Essay plan (10%), 1x500wd Essay proposal (10%), 1x1000wd Source-based assessment (20%), Participation (15%)