Wright State University

                                                                  History 1200--Modern Europe

                                                                                   Spring 2012

 

Christopher Oldstone-Moore

Millett Hall 368

christopher.oldstone-moore@wright.edu                        Requirements

 

                                                                                                             

 

DATE

SESSION

READING

DUE

Mon Jan 7

Introduction

 

Focus Questions

Wed Jan 9

The Renaissance

Development in Art

 

Fri. Jan 11

Machiavelli on Cesare Borgia

Txt: 1-12; 50-56

 

Mon. Jan 14

Modern Politics

Txt: 64-72

Quiz

Wed. Jan 16

Exploration and Exploitation

Txt: 85-99; 126-31

 

Fri. Jan 18

Crusader in Paradise

Txt: 143-54

Theme

Mon. Jan 21

NO CLASS

 

 

Wed. Jan 23

Reformation

Luther: Christian Liberty

 

Fri. Jan 25

Protestants and Catholics

Txt: 157-59

Loyola: Spiritual Exercises

Quiz

Mon. Jan 28

Religious Wars

Txt: 161-66

 

Wed. Jan 30

Common People

Little Red Riding Hood

and other tales

 

Fri. Feb 1

Specter of witchcraft

Trial of Susanne Gaudry

Quiz

Mon. Feb 4

Scientific Revolution

Txt: 191-96; 198-200

Newton: Rules of Reason in Phil.

 

Wed. Feb 6

Science and Religion

Newton: Rules on Scripture

Galileo: Letter

 

Fri. Feb 8

Exam I

 

 

Mon. Feb 11

Enlightenment and Revolution

 

Txt: 298-306 

Focus Questions Set B

Wed. Feb 13

English Revolt vs. Absolutism

Txt: 245-47; 290-93

 

Fri. Feb 15

Locke on Education

Txt: 334-45

Theme

Mon. Feb 18

Rousseau on Education & Govt

Rousseau on Education Group A

Rousseau on Government Group B

 

Wed. Feb 20

Reason in Action

Txt: 366-74

 

Fri. Feb 22

Extension of Rights

Txt:  389-98

Quiz

 

SPRING BREAK

 

 

Mon. Mar 4

Industrial Revolution

 

 

Wed. Mar 6

Factory Life

Views of Factory Life

Focus Questions

Set C

Fri. Mar 8

Liberalism and Reform

Factory Act Debate

 

Mon. Mar 11

Ideas of Progress

J.S. Mill On Liberty

 

Wed. Mar 13

Nationalism

Txt: 452-461

 

Fri. Mar 15

Socialism

Txt: 511-19

Theme

Mon. Mar 18

Science and Evolution

Txt: 547-57; 587; 589-92

Quiz

Wed. Mar 20

Imperialism

Karl Pearson, National Life

Baden-Powell: Scouting

 

Fri. Mar 22

Exam 2   REVIEW

 

 

Mon. Mar 25

World War

Txt: 593-603

Focus Questions

Set D

Wed. Mar 27

WW I

All Quiet, chaps 1-3

Txt: 631-40

 

Fri. Mar 29

WW I

All Quiet, chaps. 4-7

Theme

Mon. Apr 1

All Quiet on the Western Front

 Finish the book

Quiz

Wed. Apr 3

War in Film

 

 

Fri. Apr 5

 Modernism and Fascism

Txt: 618-24; 673-81

 

Mon. Apr 8

Hot and Cold War

Txt: 697-701  

 

Wed. Apr 10

Cold War

Txt: 707-14

Quiz

Fri. Apr 12

Integrated Europe

Txt: 715-17

 

Mon Apr 15

European Union

Txt: 718-25

Theme

Wed. Apr 17

1989

Txt: 726-733

 

Fri. Apr 19

Past, Present, Future

Fukuyama, End of History

 

 

Final Exam