Hist 102 (Spring 2009)

Hist 102: World History from 1500

Spring 2009, sections 2 and 4

Jonathan Dresner
Office: Russ Hall 406F
Office Hours: MWF 10-11, 1-2; TuTh 10-12
235-4315

Schedule

Administrative Deadlines and Instructional Holidays are in Italics

Assignments and Tests are in Bold

Date

Assignment / Reading

Document Reading

1/16 (F) First Day of Class: SyllabusThe Last 500 Years and Historians’ work
1/19 (M) MLK Day/Instructional Holiday
1/21 (W) Chapter 15: Expanding Worlds: Recovery In The Late Fourteenth And Fifteenth Centuries
1/22 (Th) Last day for full fee refund
Last day to add new classes
Last day for late enrollment
1/23 (F) Pop Quiz, Tests and Document assignments
1/26 (M) Renaissance Art Niccolo Machiavelli, excerpts from The Prince (19)
1/28 (W) Chapter 16: Imperial Arenas: New Empires In The Sixteenth And Seventeenth Centuries
Final day for dropping course without grade report
1/30 (F) Document Assignment 1 Ogier Ghiselin de Busbecq: “S├╝leyman the Lawgiver” (16)
2/2 (M) Chapter 17: The Ecological Revolution Of The Sixteenth And Seventeenth Centuries Columbian Exchange
2/4 (W) Chapter 18: Mental Revolutions: Religion And Science In The Sixteenth And Seventeenth Centuries
2/6 (F) Scientific Revolution and Enlightenment
2/9 (M) Document Assignment 2 Christopher Columbus, journal excerpt and letter (18)
2/11 (W) Catch-up/Review
2/13 (F) Test 1
2/16 (M) Chapter 19: States And Societies: Political And Social Change In The Sixteenth And Seventeenth Centuries President’s Day/ No Holiday
2/18 (W) Chapter 20: Driven By Growth: The Global Economy In The Eighteenth Century
2/20 (F) Document discussion Read Tokugawa Shogunate, The Laws for the Military House, 1615 (19)
2/23 (M) Document Assignment 3 Due on Tokugawa Shogunate, The Laws for the Military House Thomas Malthus, excerpt from Essay on the Principle of Population (20)
2/25 (W) Instructor Absent
2/27 (F) Chapter 21: The Age Of Global Interaction: Expansion And Intersection Of Eighteenth-Century Empires
3/2 (M) Chapter 22: The Exchange Of Enlightenment: Eighteenth-Century Thought

Scientific Revolution and Enlightenment

Cesare Beccaria, from An Essay on Crimes and Punishments (22)
3/4 (W) Revolution and Napoleon French Revolution and Napoleon Chronology
3/6 (F) Document Discussion Revolutionary France: Declaration of Rights of Man and Citizen, 1791 (22)
3/9 (M) Catch-up/ReviewDocument Assignment 4 on Revolutionary France: Declaration of Rights of Man and Citizen, 1791 (22)
3/11 (W) Test 2
3/13 (F) Chapter 23: Replacing Muscle: The Energy Revolutions
3/16-20 D/F Grades Due
Spring Break
3/23 (M) Chapter 24: The Social Mold: Work And Society In The Nineteenth Century
3/25 (W) Document Discussion Henrik Ibsen, from A Doll’s House, Act Three (24)
3/27 (F) Document Assignment 5 on Henrik Ibsen, from A Doll’s House, Act Three Karl Marx and Fredrich Engels, from The Communist Manifesto (23)

The Sadler Report: Child Labor in the United Kingdom, 1832 (24)

3/30 (M) Chapter 25: Western Dominance In The Nineteenth Century World: The Westward Shift Of Power And The Rise Of Global Empires Korean Colonization
4/1 (W) Chapter 26: The Changing State: Political Developments In The Nineteenth Century
4/3 (F) Document Discussion John Stuart Mill, excerpts from On Liberty (26)
4/6 (M) Document Assignment 6 on John Stuart Mill, excerpts from On Liberty (26)

Japan and China

North and South America in 19c
4/8 (W) Catch-up/Review
4/10 (F) Test 3
Final day for dropping course unless withdraw from school
4/13 (M) Chapter 27: The Twentieth-Century Mind: Western Science And The World
4/15 (W) Concepts of Race and Nation
4/17 (F) Chapter 28: World Order And Disorder: Global Politics In The Twentieth Century WWI Chronology
4/20 (M) Document Discussion Benito Mussolini, from “The Political and Social Doctrine of Fascism” (28)
4/22 (W) Document Assignment 7 on Mussolini Technology of war: WWI and WWII
4/24 (F) Chapter 29: The Pursuit Of Utopia: Civil Society In The Twentieth Century Cold War Chronology
4/27 (M) Chapter 30: The Embattled Biosphere: The Twentieth-Century Environment
4/29 (W) Document Discussion UN “Universal Declaration of Human Rights,” 1948 (28)
5/1 (F) Document Assignment 8 on UN “Universal Declaration of Human Rights,” 1948

Social and cultural change

5/4 (M) Catch-up/Review
5/6 (W) Test 4
5/7 Last day to withdraw from university
5/8 (F) Catch-up/Review
Last day of instruction
5/15 (F)
11 am
Final Exam Essays Due
Attendance, Preparation and Participation 15%
Tests 25%
Document Analysis 30%
Pop Quizzes 10%
Final Exam 20%