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History 102 Syllabus

History 102 Syllabus

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HISTORY 102 MODERN EUROPEInstructor: Dr. Celestina P. Boncan
Course Description
HISTORY 102 is a survey of key developments leading to the rise ofEurope from the fifteenth to the twentieth century.
Course Objective
HISTORY 102 aims to provide a historical framework with which to assessthe nature and character of European civilization.
1. Definition of Modern Europe2. Geography of Europe
The Beginnings of Modern Europe
1. Political Consolidationa. The New National Monarchiesb. Growth of the Middle Classc. Rise of National Patriotism2. Economic Expansiona. Growth of Commerce and Manufacturingb. Emergence of New Towns and Citiesc. Conquest of the Atlanticd. Creation of Overseas Empirese. Development of Capitalism3. Intellectual Quickeninga. Invention of Printingb. Classicism and Humanismc. Renaissance Artd. Flowering of National Literaturee. Scientific Progress4. Religious Upheavala. Christianity at the Beginning of the 16
Centuryb. The Protestant Revoltc. Reform of the Catholic Churchd. Divided Christendom and Religious Intolerance
Dynastic Statecraft
1. The 16
Century and the Predominance of the Hapsburgsa. Emperor Charles Vb. Philip IIc. The Thirty YearsWard. The Peace of Westphalia
2. The 17
Century and the Predominance of the Bourbonsa. France under Henry IV, Richelieu and Mazarinb. Era of Louis XIVc. Bourbon Succession in Spaind. Louis XV and Bourbon Success in Italy3. The Rise of Parliament in Englanda. England under the Stuart Kingsb. The Puritan Revolutionc. The Stuart Restorationd. The Glorious Revolutione. Limited Monarchy and Parliamentary Government4. The Expansion of Prussiaa. The Germanies in the 17
and 18
Centuriesb. Brandenburg and the Hohenzollernsc. Conflict between Hohenzollern Prussia and Hapsburg Austria5. The Expansion of Russiaa. The Eastern Powers: Sweden, Poland, the Ottoman Empireb. Muscovy and the Romanovsc. The Ambitions of Peter the Great and Catherine the Great
Part 3 --- Revolutionary Transition
1. British Expansion Overseasa. Successes against Spainb. Foothold in Americac. Successes against the Dutch Netherlandsd. Rivalry with Francee. Triumph over France2. The Enlightenmenta. Natural Scienceb. Artsc. Religiond. Social Science and Political Speculation3. The French Revolutiona. The Ancient Regimeb. Antecedent Circumstancesc. National and Democratic Self-determinationd. End of the Monarchy and the Beginning of National Ward. Triumphant Jacobinisme. Transformation of the Republic into a Military Dictatorship4. The Napoleonic Empirea. Bonaparte’s Revolutionary Heritageb. The Napoleonic Empire and its Territorial Growthc. Napoleonic Militarismd. Destruction of the Napoleonic Empiree. Spread of Revolutionary Principles
Political and Nationalist Unrest
1. The Liberal Revolutions, 1830-1848a. Metternich and the Congress of Vienna Peace
b. The Concert of Europec. Repression of Liberalism in Central Europe, Spain, Portugal andRussiad. Conservatism in Britain and Compromise in Francee. Successful Revolts in Spain, Portugal and Ottoman Empiref. Establishment of Liberal Monarchy in France, Spain and Belgiumg. Liberalism in Britain and Franceh. Continued Repression in Central and Eastern Europei. The Revolutions of 1848j. The Ebbing of the Tide in Central Europe2. The Romantic Perioda. The Nature of Romanticismb. German Idealismc. Christian Revivald. Literaturee. Paintingf. Musicg. Historyh. Economics3. The Second Napoleonic Empirea. Louis Napoleon Bonaparte and the Second French Republicb. The Second Napoleonic Empire and its Successesc. The Decline and Fall of the Second Empired. Broadening of British Liberalisme. Developments in the Smaller Countries of Western Europef. The Spanish Revolutiong. The Creation of a United Italy4. The Making of the German Empirea. Creation of a National Prussian Germany5. The Making of the Dual Monarchy of Austria-Hungary
Nationalism in the Hapsburg Empireb. Bismarck and his Wars6. The Creation of Italy
Europe and the World
1. The Industrial Revolutiona. The Beginning of Industrialization in Englandb. The Revolution in Agriculturec. The Development of Technologyd. Changes in Capitalism2. Progress in Science and Medicine3. Movements of Social Protest4. The New Imperialisma. The Expansion of the British Empireb. Europeans in Chinac. Europeans in Southeast Asiad. Europeans in the Pacific Islandse. Europeans in Africa5. The Road to World War I

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