History 4485

American Religion and Politics

Course description:

History 4485, a special topics course on the history of American religion and politics, offers advanced undergraduates an opportunity to analyze trends and developments in American church-state relations from colonial times to the present.  The course gives students an opportunity to practice their analytical and communication skills through class discussions, two essay assignments, and extensive reading of primary and secondary sources. 

 

Syllabus

 

HIST 4485 Syllabus

 

 

Exam Study Guide

 

Study Guide for Final Exam (July 1)

 

Study Guide for Midterm Exam (June 17)

 

 

 

Assignments and Handouts

 

Guidelines for the Two Essay Assignments (Due June 24 and 29)

 

Guidelines for the Email Book Summary

(First Summary Due at 12pm on June 9)

 

Guidelines for Using Footnotes

 

How to Avoid Inadvertent Plagiarism