This course focuses on three topics: political developments in North America and the British empire and the arguments for and against independence, culminating in the Declaration of Independence; the Revolutionary War as a military, social and cultural event in the development of the American nation and state; and the United States under the articles of confederation.
Instructors: Christopher Flannery is Professor of History and Political Science at Azusa Pacific University. He has written and taught for many years about the American Founding and American Founders. David Tucker is Associate Professor of History at the Naval Postgraduate School. He has published on Thomas Jefferson, John Quincy Adams, and is the author of Skirmishes at the Edge of Empire, and co-editor of Statecraft and Power
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