Latin American History, Colonial Period

Course Details

Course Number: 3833  Fall 2012

Location: Prothro-Yeager Hall

Classroom Number: PY202

Days & Times:

DR. HEWITT COLONIAL LATIN AMERICA HIST 3833;  PY 202;  11:00AM--12:20PM.

TEXT: Peter Bakewell, A History of Latin America to 1825.

OFFICE HOURS: OFFICE HOURS: M-W-F – BY APPOINTMENT

T-R – 09:30 - 11:00; 2:00 PM AND BY APPOINTMENT

GRADUATE ASSISTANT: Ryan McKelvey: OFFICE OD228

SEE POSTED OFFICE HOURS ON HIS DOOR.

e-mail: ryan.mckelvey.0130@students.mwsu.edu

FIRST EXAM: PART I,II,V(Portugal- to page 430.

SECOND EXAM: PART III,IV (CHAPTER 11)

FINAL EXAM: ESSAY EXAM PART IV (CHAPTER 12)

 DEC   , 2012 AT 1:00PM – 3:00PM.

TERM PAPER:12 TYPED PAGES OF TEXT, DOUBLE SPACED, UNJUSTIFIED MARGINS, ENDNOTES: CITATIONS MUST BE CLEAR AND FOLLOW AN ACCEPTABLE STYLE MANUEL, BIBLIOGRAPHY (AT LEAST EIGHT BOOKS OR ARTICLES) AND HAVE COMPLETE REFERENCES. WEB REFERENCE ARE PERMISSIBLE, BUT MUST BE FULLY CITED AND MAY NOT BE YOUR ONLY SOURCES.

OCTOBER 4: YOUR TERM PAPER TOPIC MUST BE APPROVED AND A WORKING BIBLIOGRAPHY TURNED IN.

YOUR PAPER IS DUE DURING CLASS DECEMBER 6, 2012.

THEY ARE CONSIDERED LATE AFTER THAT TIME AND WILL BE PENALIZED ONE LETTER GRADE.

COURSE ASSESSMENT: IS BASED ON A PRE-TEST, POST-TEST, AND YOUR DEMONSTRATING CRITICAL THINKING SKILLS IN YOUR TERM PAPER.

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Textbooks

A Histroy of Latin America to 1825
History
  ISBN: 978-1-4051-8368-0

MSU Faculty Member
Dr. Harry P. Hewitt   
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Final Exam12/11/2012  Tuesday December 11, 2012; 1:00PM--3:00PM

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