History 4485

Special Topics: U.S. Politics Since 1900

Course description:

History 4485 offers advanced undergraduates an opportunity to analyze developments in American politics from 1900 to the present.  The course gives students an opportunity to practice their analytical and communication skills through class discussions, a research paper assignment, and extensive reading of primary and secondary sources.  

 

Syllabus

 

HIST 4485 Syllabus

 

 

Exam Study Guides

 

Study Guide for Midterm Exam

 

 

 

Assignments and Handouts

 

Book Analysis Assignment

 

Research Paper Assignment (First Draft Due on March 30)

 

Guidelines for Using Footnotes

 

How to Avoid Inadvertent Plagiarism