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HIS 113F - The American Experience: The American Constitution and the Presidency

Old Core: Fulfills Western History. Satisfies 3 credits toward American Studies major. New Core: Fulfills 3 credits in Area of Knowledge II.

Course Description: This course will examine themes in American History from the 1780s to the present through the Constitution and the Presidency. By the end of the course, students will be able to: 1) Identify the changing meaning and significance of individualism in United States presidential politics and 2) Discuss the major developments in Constitutional history in topics of limitations on power and protections of minorities.

Course Rotation: NYC: Fall and Spring

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Tutorial

History Department

Course Attributes:
Area of Knowledge II, Exploratory Course, Inquiry and Exploration

Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: