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The American Revolution

Lecture no. 18 from the course: Foundations of Western Civilization II: A History of the Modern Western World

The American Revolution

Taught by Professor Robert Bucholz | 30 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online History Courses

The American Revolution becomes a fight over Enlightenment ideas. The new republic and its constitution represent the first comprehensive attempt to put those ideas into practice and become a model and inspiration to Europeans who want reform.

48 Lectures

1
Image of The Importance of the West
The Importance of the West
0 of 32 min
2
Image of Geography Is Destiny
Geography Is Destiny
0 of 30 min
3
Image of Culture Is Destiny
Culture Is Destiny
0 of 30 min
4
Image of Renaissance Humanism—1350–1650
Renaissance Humanism—1350–1650
0 of 31 min
5
Image of Renaissance Princes—1450–1600
Renaissance Princes—1450–1600
0 of 30 min
6
Image of  The New World & the Old—1400–1650
The New World & the Old—1400–1650
0 of 30 min
7
Image of The Protestant Reformation—1500–22
The Protestant Reformation—1500–22
0 of 30 min
8
Image of The Wars of Religion—1523–1648
The Wars of Religion—1523–1648
0 of 30 min
9
Image of Rational & Scientific Revolutions—1450–1650
Rational & Scientific Revolutions—1450–1650
0 of 30 min
10
Image of French Absolutism—1589–1715
French Absolutism—1589–1715
0 of 30 min
11
Image of English Constitutionalism—1603–49
English Constitutionalism—1603–49
0 of 30 min
12
Image of English Constitutionalism—1649–89
English Constitutionalism—1649–89
0 of 30 min
13
Image of War, Trade, Empire—1688–1702
War, Trade, Empire—1688–1702
0 of 31 min
14
Image of War, Trade, Empire—1702–14
War, Trade, Empire—1702–14
0 of 30 min
15
Image of War, Trade, Empire—1714–63
War, Trade, Empire—1714–63
0 of 30 min
16
Image of Life Under the Ancien Régime—1689–1789
Life Under the Ancien Régime—1689–1789
0 of 30 min
17
Image of Enlightenment & Despotism
Enlightenment & Despotism
0 of 30 min
18
Image of The American Revolution
The American Revolution
0 of 30 min
19
Image of The French Revolution—1789–92
The French Revolution—1789–92
0 of 30 min
20
Image of The French Revolution—1792–1803
The French Revolution—1792–1803
0 of 30 min
21
Image of The Napoleonic Empire—1803-15
The Napoleonic Empire—1803-15
0 of 30 min
22
Image of Beginnings of Industrialization—1760–1850
Beginnings of Industrialization—1760–1850
0 of 30 min
23
Image of Consequences of Industrialization—1760–1850
Consequences of Industrialization—1760–1850
0 of 30 min
24
Image of The Liberal Response—1776–1861
The Liberal Response—1776–1861
0 of 30 min
25
Image of The Romantic Response—1789–1870
The Romantic Response—1789–1870
0 of 31 min
26
Image of The Socialist Response—1813–1905
The Socialist Response—1813–1905
0 of 30 min
27
Image of Descent of Man; Rise of Woman—1830–90
Descent of Man; Rise of Woman—1830–90
0 of 30 min
28
Image of Nationalism—1815–48
Nationalism—1815–48
0 of 30 min
29
Image of Nationalism—1848–71
Nationalism—1848–71
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30
Image of Imperial Rivalry—1870–1914
Imperial Rivalry—1870–1914
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31
Image of Industrial Rivalry—1870–1914
Industrial Rivalry—1870–1914
0 of 30 min
32
Image of The Alliance System—1872–1914
The Alliance System—1872–1914
0 of 29 min
33
Image of Decadence & Malaise—circa 1900
Decadence & Malaise—circa 1900
0 of 30 min
34
Image of The Great War Begins—1914–16
The Great War Begins—1914–16
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35
Image of Breaking the Deadlock—1915–17
Breaking the Deadlock—1915–17
0 of 30 min
36
Image of The Russian Revolution—1917–22
The Russian Revolution—1917–22
0 of 30 min
37
Image of The End of the War—1917–22
The End of the War—1917–22
0 of 31 min
38
Image of Recovery & Depression in the West—1919–36
Recovery & Depression in the West—1919–36
0 of 30 min
39
Image of Totalitarian Russia—1918–39
Totalitarian Russia—1918–39
0 of 29 min
40
Image of Fascist Italy, Nazi Germany—1922–36
Fascist Italy, Nazi Germany—1922–36
0 of 30 min
41
Image of The Holocaust—1933–45
The Holocaust—1933–45
0 of 30 min
42
Image of The Failure of Diplomacy—1935–39
The Failure of Diplomacy—1935–39
0 of 30 min
43
Image of World War II—1939–42
World War II—1939–42
0 of 30 min
44
Image of World War II—1942-45
World War II—1942-45
0 of 30 min
45
Image of American Hegemony, Soviet Challenge—1945–75
American Hegemony, Soviet Challenge—1945–75
0 of 30 min
46
Image of Rebuilding Europe—1945–85
Rebuilding Europe—1945–85
0 of 30 min
47
Image of The New Europe—1985–2001
The New Europe—1985–2001
0 of 30 min
48
Image of The Meaning of Western Civilization
The Meaning of Western Civilization
0 of 32 min

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