A study of British history from the ascension of George I to the death of William IV.
Topics include the Great Awakening and the rise of evangelicalism, the shifting fortunes
of British colonialism overseas, the impact on British of the French Revolution and
Napoleon, the abolition of the slave trade and then slavery itself, the emergence of
modern parliamentary government, party politics, and political ideologies, artistic and
literary developments, and the world’s first Industrial Revolution.