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Topic Not Available in 2021
This topic examines the history of the British North American colonies from their establishment to the American Revolution and its immediate aftermath. The topic will explore various central themes: the importance of the American colonies within the British Empire and the broader European imperial project; the creation of the Atlantic World that had major political, social, economic and intellectual consequences for the modern world; the experiences of migrants to the Americas and the worlds they made; the encounters and conflicts between indigenous Americans and the newcomers; the development of Atlantic slavery and the experiences of slaves in the colonies; and the story of the growth of colonial independence and the consequent American Revolution and its impact. This topic will give students a good understanding of the history of the American colonies and the importance of their story in the making of the modern United States and the modern world.
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