History 5485

American Religion and Politics

Course description:

History 5485, a special topics course on American religion and politics, offers graduate students an opportunity to analyze trends and developments in church-state relations from colonial times to the present.  Graduate students in this course will expand their knowledge of both the history and historiography of American church-state relations, and will develop their analytical skills by extensive reading in primary and secondary sources.   




HIST 5485 Syllabus



Assignments and Handouts


Research Paper Assignment


How to Write an Academic Book Review


Guidelines for Using Footnotes


How to Avoid Inadvertent Plagiarism