POLI 365

Early American Political Thought: 1620-1865

Political Science College of Family, Home, and Social Sciences

Course Description

Core principles and seminal texts of American politics from Colonial times through the Lincoln administration.

When Taught

Contact Department

Grade Rule

Grade Rule 8: A, B, C, D, E, I (Standard grade rule)

Min

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

0

Title

Political Process, Theory and Thought

Learning Outcome

Students will understand the ideals and institutions the contributed to the founding of America

Title

Political Process, Theory, and Thought

Learning Outcome

Students will consider some of the major themes/issues that emerge instudies of the American founding--with brief considerations of the earliest English settlements in America, America’s colonial history, America’s post-Constitutional history, Manifest Destiny, and the Civil War. We will examine the American Revolution and the Constitutional period in greater detail.