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HIST 212 - European History, 1789 to the Present
Course Code:
HIST 212


Calendar Description:
A survey of modern European history with a emphasis on the French and Industrial Revolution, 19th Century European Imperialism, and the two World Wars.

Date First Offered:

Total Hours: 45
Lecture Hours: 45

Total Weeks:

This course is offered online:


Non-Course Pre-Requisites:


Course Content:
- The French Revolution and the move from the Old Regime to the Modern Word.
- How industrialization shaped peoples lives.
- Nationalism and the rise of Europe as a dominating world power.
- How Imperialism changed the global map.
- The Great War and the Russian Revolution
- Popular culture and the Rise of United States as a world power
- Europe and dictatorship
- Hitler and the Second World War
- Era of the Cold War
- Women in the Twentieth Century
- The rise of a New Europe?

Learning Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:

- Explain modern European nation formation
- Define different political ideologies, such as Liberalism,
Communism and Fascism, and to demonstrate how
these affected modern European history
- Explain the origin of social movements, such as
feminism, and give examples on how they impacted
modern Europe

- Identify arguments in historical texts
- Analyze primary documents
- Contrast and compare historical arguments in texts
on similar topics but with different arguments
- Write essays using academic language and structure
- Prepare and present a lecture

Technologies: - Access written texts through D2L
- Contribute to online discussions through D2L
- Submit written assignments through D2L

Grading System:

Passing Grade:
D (50%)

Course Offered in Other Programs:

Other Programs:
Associate of Arts Diploma
Associate of Arts Degree
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