Freedom Written in Blood: United States History, 1776-1877

Module code: AM1001

This module examines the history of the United States over a one hundred year period from the 1770s to the 1870s. It is concerned with key events, transformations, and ideas that shaped American society, culture, and politics during the tumultuous first century of the nation’s independence.


  • 20 hours of lectures
  • 8 hours of seminars
  • 2 hours of practical classes and workshops
  • 120 hours of guided independent study


  • Assignment, 1,500 words (50%)
  • Assignment, 1,500 words (50%)