HIS 211 - History of England I at New River Community College

Course Description

Effective: 2012-05-01

Examines the history of England from the Neolithic period up through 1714.
(3 Cr.) Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
3 credits

General Course Purpose

To understand the important individuals and events that shaped English history and how various institutions and groups ? i.e. the monarchy, church, aristocracy, peasants, and Parliament ? struggled to live with and among each other. The ongoing quest for political, economic, and religious stability will be a major focus. This course will illustrate the early history of the British isles and how various ethnic groups, invaders, and forces gradually shaped it into an English monarchy that evolved throughout the medieval and early modern periods.

Course Prerequisites/Corequisites

None

Course Objectives

Major Topics to be Included

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