Wilfrid Laurier University Undergraduate Academic Calendar - 2012/2013
Canadian Excellence

HI117
Topics in North American History to the 1860s
0.5 Credit

Selected topics on comparative themes in North American history, drawing examples from the Canadian and American experiences from the colonial period to Confederation/the Civil War. Themes include the degree to which the interactions of Europeans and native peoples differed in the French and British colonies; why a revolution happened in the American colonies but not in Canada; and differences in the development of the democratic polity in the 19th century.

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3 lecture hours