History 141

History of Modern Civilization

Instructor: Dr. Florence M. Baker


Spring 2016: Syllabus - Schedule

              Guide to Note Taking - Exam Guidelines


Exams: Midterm Exam #1 - Midterm Exam #2 - Final Exam

Lecture Outlines:

Topic 1:  European Voyages of Discovery and Conquest of the Americas

Topic 2: Western Africa in the Era of the Transatlantic Slave Trade

Topic 3: Trade and Empire in the Indian Ocean and South Asia

Topic 4: Consolidation and Conflict in Europe and Mediterranean; Ottoman Empire

Topic 5: Safavid Dynasty

Topic 6: Christian Reform in Europe

Topic 7: Absolutism and Constitutionalism

Topic 8: China and Japan

Topic 9: The Atlantic Revolutions     

Topic 10: The Industrial Revolution

Topic 11: Women's Suffrage Movement

Topic 12: The New Imperialism