Boston and the American Revolution

  • SOC-943
  • 3 Credits
  • Online
  • 4.95 out of 5 stars

Discover why Boston became the center of much patriot activity that moved England's American colonies toward revolution and independence. The American Revolution began in the Boston area and was fed by the fervor of its citizens. Many of the most sacred sites of early American history are found in or near this remarkable city. You will explore the ideas, events and people of the Boston area that provided direction for the new American nation. Topics to be explored include the main causes of the American Revolution, reasons for the American victory despite nearly impossible odds, how events were perceived from both American and British perspectives and the key roles played by the men and women of Boston. This course has travel and non-travel options. Assignments have been developed to align with Common Core State Standards for Literacy and Writing in History/Social Science. NOTE: Required textbook must be purchased separately.

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