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This is the online guide for World Civilizations II at Watkins College, Fall Semester 2013. You will find your readings, assignments, and important dates or announcements here.
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Readings For World Civilizations II

Readings for March 28th - Westward Expansion & The American Civil War

Raid on Harper's Ferry

John Brown's Last Speech

Letters from Soldiers

The Emancipation Proclamation


Readings for February 28th, 2014 - The American Revolution

John Locke, Two Treatise on Government, pages 106-126

Thomas Jefferson's first Declaration Draft


Readings for February 21st, 2014 - The Industrial Revolution in Europe

The Communist Manifesto



Readings for February 7, 2014 The Age of Exploration


Bartolome de las Casas - In defense of the Indians

The Journal of Christopher Columbus

Writings of John Smith


Readings for January 31st, The Scientific Revolution

Overview of the Scientific Revolution:

Rene Descartes, Discourse on Method



Readings January 24th, 2014

The Plague, The Catholic Church, and The Protestant Reformation....    

The Black Death:

Writings of John Wycliffe:

Martin Luther's 95 Theses:


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