American Values, Institutions, and Culture—1760 to 1845

POLSCI 206

Introduction to American politics and institutions. Political thought of the American and French revolutions; the formation of the institutions of American government; the role of property, especially slavery, in shaping American politics and policy; and the expansion of American ambition, through "manifest destiny" at home and the Monroe doctrine abroad. One course.

Curriculum Codes: 

CCI, SS