The American Revolution OpenCourseWare: MIT's Free Online Undergraduate History Course on the American Revolution

Published Feb 15, 2009

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'The American Revolution' is an undergraduate-level OpenCourseWare from MIT. In this free online course, students can learn about the foundation of the American government from the Revolution through ratification of the Constitution. This course is intended for any students looking to learn about History, American Culture or related fields.

The American Revolution: Course Specifics

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The American Revolution: Course Description

This course examines English and American perspectives on the Revolution, the Revolutionary War, the creation and ratification of the Constitution and the lasting effects of the American Revolution. This free OpenCourseWare from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology is taught by Professor Pauline Maier. Through the course readings, students can develop a strong understanding of issues related to the the American Revolution, such as the first state constitutions and the ratification of the Constitution. 'The American Revolution' is an undergraduate-level course and is appropriate for any student interested in studying History.

This course includes a list of assignments and recommended readings. To learn more, visit the revolutionary American history course page.

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