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I update the blog every day with a detailed description of what we did in class, including links to any videos and relevant web sites.  Only the most recent three days show up here, but you can go to the actual blog site to see ALL posts.  There is a Google calendar further down (plus an upcoming Agenda to the right), and All handouts are available through your MPS Google Docs!.  So there is NO EXCUSE for not knowing what is going on in class.  Read the Course Syllabus for details about grading. Your WIL question (updated Thursday), important links, and any reminders are also shown to the right.


Monday, November 20, 2017 2:27 PM
American Revolution of 2016...what?  We deconstructed it a little today, while also going over (VERY briefly) the French Revolution and Napoleon (who will come up again). I am sharing the more
Friday, November 17, 2017 12:38 PM
We had a seminar focused on the concept of revolution.  I introduced the concept of Revolution being continuous, and even institutionalized (crazy, right) in some countries.  Our successful push for independence was the impetus for not only...  more
Thursday, November 16, 2017 2:00 PM
We watched Egalite for All Toussaint Louverture and the Haitian Revolution in class - It is a fascinating story, full of twists and turns, while never satisfying the hopes, dreams, and aspirations of a people so poorly treated throughout history...  more