American Public University proudly offers its Graduate Certificate in American Revolution Studies as part of its flagship history program. From the British Stamp Act to the Boston Tea Party and Massacre, to American outcries against taxation without representation—this online graduate certificate program weighs the political, economic, and military factors that brought the British Empire to conflict against its former colony and through war, forged a new and powerful nation.
American Revolution Studies is a fascinating online graduate program that emphasizes a balanced perspective of the colonial and British points-of-view leading up to this intriguing era. Students engage in a historical journey by exploring the leaders, military strategies, and tactics used in key battles. Students learn about the decisions that compelled the nation’s founders to risk their lives by penalty of treason to sign the Declaration of Independence and the diplomatic consequences experienced in stabilizing relations with European monarchies. Through research and engaging online discussion, American Public University students interact with expert instructors, many who conduct extensive subject research and are published historians.