Week 12 Schedule:
Multiple Perspectives on 1812


Tuesday (03/27)

The War of 1812 from Multiple Perspectives; Mexican Independence, emancipation, and the US/Spanish borderlands

Before class:
Outline of U.S. History, Chapter 4: The Formation of a National Government, Section on the War of 1812.
Outline of U.S. History, Chapter 5: Westward Expansion and Regional Differences Section on Latin America and the Monroe Doctrine.
☞ Watch The Agenda with Steve Palkin, Who Really Won the War of 1812? with Dr. Bill Fowler, Northeastern U., Peter Macleod, Canadian War Museum, and Rick Hill, Tuscarora, Oral Historian and Chairperson, Six Nations Legacy Consortium, Six Nations Grand River Territory, Ontario.

☞ Essay on Mexican Independence and the Grito de Dolores
Spanish Constitution of 1812 (ELAHC)
Plan of Iguala (ELAHC)
Panama Congress of 1826 (ELAHC)
☞ U.S. State Department, Office of the Historian, Acquisition of Florida: Treaty of Adams-Onis, 1819, and Transcontinental Treaty. 1821.

After class, please e-mail the instructor with 3-4 possible ideas (using Chicago style citations) for your upcoming document project. See the individual choice primary document assignment guidelines for essential details.

Members of the Moose team will need to post to the course discussion forum.


Thursday (03/29)

Varieties of Market Revolution, Technological Innovation, and Household Culture across North America

Before class:
Outline of U.S. History, Chapter 4: The Formation of a National Government, Section 13: The Second Great Awakening.
Outline of U.S. History, Chapter 5: Westward Expansion and Regional Differences Sections on the Stirrings of Reform, and Women's Rights.
☞ Review of Angela Lakwete, Inventing the Cotton Gin: Machine and Myth in Antebellum America.
selected images of Changing men's fashions, 1771-1845

Members of the Ox team will need to post to the course discussion forum.

Note: The instructor reserves the right to change any provisions, due dates, grading percentages, or any other items without prior notice. All assignments on this schedule are covered under the university's policy on plagiarism and academic integrity. See the syllabus statement for further details. This page was last updated on 03/29/2018.