May 25, 2020  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2019-20 
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2019-20
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HIST 3864 - Making Modern Britain, 1702-1815

Surveys Britain’s history between the War of the Spanish Succession and the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Major themes to be considered include the development of a fiscal-military state; the birth of modern party politics; economic growth and its consequences; the expansion of Britain’s world power and the loss of its North American colonies; the place of religious beliefs and institutions in an increasingly polite and commercial society; the pressures for social and political reforms; and the “Second Hundred Years War” with France.

Requisites: Soph or Jr or Sr
Credit Hours: 3
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
Learning Outcomes:
  • Student’s work demonstrates critical use and proper citation of both primary and secondary sources.
  • Student’s work employs the formal styles of writing, argumentation, and presentation that historians use.
  • Student’s work reflects an understanding of historiographic traditions.

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