Emergence of an Atlantic World

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Emergence of an Atlantic World: Europe, Africa, and America, 1450-1620 A time when 3 continents converged on each other. Modern Period starts after American Revolution (period after WWII is called Postmodern Period). Historians are interested in interpretation. One of the key themes is a developing American identity before and after the Revolution. One of the things you also have to look at is America’s relation to others on a global
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Unformatted text preview: scale. o Revolution in America helped inspire the French Revolution, which totally changed the structure of government in Europe. o America is far more democratic than Europe. o You cannot understand American history without understanding Calvinism, Puritanism, etc. – essentially, without understanding British history (besides, who were they fighting?)...
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