LEAD 329 Fall 2013 Nation or Empire? U.S. Foreign Policy from 1789 to 1848

Cross Listed as PSCI329
This course will examine the theory and practice of U.S. foreign policy from the administration of George Washington through that of James K. Polk. It will analyze seminal documents such as Federalist 10, Washington's Farewell Address, as well as cover such seminal events as the Quasi-War with France, the War of 1812, the expansion of slavery that accompanied continental expansion, Texan independence, Manifest Destiny, and the War with Mexico. Students will be evaluated by class participation (in-class, in office hours, and/or via email), a midterm and final examination (short and long identifications and essay questions), and a 10- to 12-page original research paper based upon primary source foreign relations documents.
Class Format: seminar
Requirements/Evaluation: midterm, final, and a 12- to 15-page research paper
Additional Info: may not be taken on a pass/fail basis; not available for the Gaudino option
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Prerequisites: none
Enrollment Preference: Political Science and History majors, Leadership Studies concentrations (Kaplan track)
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Divisional Attributes: Division II
Other Attributes: LEAD American Foreign Policy Leadership,PSCI International Relations Courses
Enrollment Limit: 15
Expected Enrollment: 15
Class Number: 1526
LEAD329-01(F) SEM Nation or Empire? Division 2: Social Studies Chris Tudda
TF 1:10 PM-2:25 PM Schapiro Hall 137 1526
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