Πολιτική Ιστορία των ΗΠΑ

Εκάβη Αθανασοπούλου

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Course Title: Political History of the United States of America
 

Course description and aims

This course examines major developments in the course of US political history, from 1776 until the 1960s.

Its main aim is to familiarise students with the dynamic and unique features of the American environment which shaped the US political system. In parallel it offers an overview of major events and developments in the political history of the country.

This is a combined lecture/seminar course which requires the students' active participation.

Topics to be covered:

- The spirit of 1776.

- An American Constitution.

- Political Parties and their conflicting visions during the early national period.

- Andrew Jackson and his era.

- Political consequences of territorial expansion.

- The Civil War, Reconstruction and new political balances.

- The Gilded Era.

- The Progressive Movement.

- Franklin Roosvelt and the New Deal.

- The Civils Rights Moverment. 

 

Bibiography:

Main Readings:

 

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