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The Age of Revolutions in the Atlantic World, 1776-1848

The Age of Revolutions in the Atlantic World, 1776-1848

This is a free online course offered by the Saylor Foundation. 'This course will introduce you to the history of the Age of Revolutions in the Atlantic World from 1776 to 1848.  You will learn about the revolutionary upheavals that took place in the Americas and Europe during this period.  Each unit will include representative primary-source documents that illustrate important overarching political, economic, and social themes, such as the secession of the American colonies from the British Empire, the outbreak of the French Revolution, the dissolution of the Spanish and Portuguese Empires in the Americas, and the spread of revolutionary ideals throughout the Atlantic World.  Running alongside and extending beyond these political revolutions is the First Industrial Revolution.  By the end... Show More
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