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.  




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