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Last approved: Thu, 15 Jan 2015 10:24:43 GMT

Last edit: Mon, 12 Jan 2015 18:37:51 GMT

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Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
History (HIST)
HIST
3322
The Modern American Presidency
The Modern American Presidency
201501
3
Course Type
Lecture
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Corequisites

40

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Development of the modern American presidency from Theodore Roosevelt to Barack Obama. Examination of the lives of the presidents, revealing the intersection of personal and impersonal forces in the creation of modern politics and modern America.
The student who successfully completes this course will 1) gain a basic sense of the major themes that have animated twentieth century American politics; 2) acquire a knowledge of changing trends in the qualifications for the presidency; and 3) gain a historical perspective on the president’s role in the American political system.

Course Attribute
CCAS - GCR: Humanities
ESIA-Americas GCR (Pre2010)
SPHHS-Humanities Courses
SEAS - Humanities Electives

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