This course will introduce the student to the history of Europe from the medieval period to the Age of Revolutions in the eighteenth century. The student will learn about the major political, economic, and social changes that took place in Europe during this 800-year period, among them the Renaissance, the Protestant Reformation, European expansion overseas, and the French Revolution. By the end of the course, you will understand how Europe had transformed from a fragmented and volatile network of medieval polities into a series of independent nation-states by 1800. This free course may be completed online at any time. See course site for detailed overview and learning outcomes. (History 201)
Enlightenment, Europe, Martin Luther, Constitutionalism, Middle Ages, Reformation, Scientific, Religion, Agricultural, Humanism, Atlantic Economy, Religious Wars, Absolutism, Medieval, Renaissance, New World, Revolution
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