In 1938 FDR told the American people, "The only sure bulwark of continuing liberty is a government strong enough to protect the interests of the people, and a people strong enough and well enough informed to maintain its sovereign control over its government." (April 14, 1938)  With this in mind, all students should have a sense of current events on the national and international level.  I suggest the following links for a diverse perspective: BBC, Aljazeera, Asia Times, New York Times, Times of London, CNN, FOXNews.

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Spring 2017 


HIS 2303-01 World History from 1648 in PMC 123 @ 10:50 TT

Lecture Topic & Reading Schedule
Social Contract Theories Chart
French Revolution Chart
iRead worksheet
VoiceThread Signup

HIS 3332-40 British Empire in EJW B26 @ 7pm Tuesday

Lecture Topic and Reading Schedule
Midterm Essay

HIS 3380-01 Workshop in Historical Methods in EJW 217 @ 12 MW

Class Topic & Reading Schedule
Writing Guides: Film, Book, Research
Keith Jenkins "What is History?"
iRead worksheet

HIS 4324-01 Sub-Sahara Africa in PMC 122 @ 1:30 Thursday

Reading Schedule
Midterm Essay